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Beloved

by Toni Morrison

Author: Toni Morrison

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Language: English

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At Sweet Home in Kentucky, an era is ending as slavery comes under attack from the abolitionists. The worlds of Halle and Paul D. are to be destroyed in a cataclysm of torment and agony. The world of Sethe, however, is to turn from one of love to one of violence and death - The death of Sethe's baby daughter, beloved, whose name is the single word on the tombstone. Who died at her mother's hands, and who will return to claim retribution.

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Heavy," murmured Beloved. "This place is heavy."

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That's a hateful sickness if ever there was one."

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Sethe hung her hat on a peg and turned graciously toward the girl. "That's a pretty name, Beloved. Take off your hat, why don't you, and I'll make us something. We just got back from the carnival over near Cincinnati. Everything in there is something to see.

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"Beloved," she said, and her voice was so low and rough each one looked at the other two. They heard the voice first--later the name.

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they saw was a black dress, two unlaced shoes below it, and Here Boy nowhere in sight.

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