Blonde roots

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Riverhead Books , New York
Slave trade -- Fi
StatementBernardine Evaristo.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6055.V25 B56 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL22665942M
ISBN 139781594488634
LC Control Number2008046308
OCLC/WorldCa233548554

Blonde Roots has an epigraph by Nietzsche: "All things are subject to interpretation: whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth." After reading the book, I'm still thinking about the implications of the epigraph/5.

Blonde Roots is a daring and shocking book. The premise is simple.

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What if it had been Africans who enslaved Europeans for years, and not the other way around. What would that have looked and, more importantly, felt like.

As someone who is half-English, half-Nigerian, she is perhaps more well-suited to write this book than most/5(41). In Blonde Roots, ‘whyte Europanes’ are enslaved by ‘blak Aphrikans’ and shipped either to the plantations in the imaginary West Japanese Islands (so-called because a famous Aphrikan Author: Stephanie Merritt.

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What would that have looked and, more importantly, felt like.

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As someone who is half-English, half-Nigerian, she is perhaps more well-suited to write this book than most/5(29). A poignant and dramatic story grounded in provocative ideas, Blonde Roots is a genuinely original, profoundly imaginative novel.

About Blonde Roots A provocative and “dizzying satire” (The New Yorker) that “boldly turns history on its head” (Elle) from the Man Booker Prize winning author of.

"Blonde Roots" by Bernadine Evaristo is a bitingly satirical novel in which world geography is slightly different and the history of the transatlantic slave trade took an opposite track, with "Afrikans" enslaving europeans and shipping them over the Atlantic to "Amarika" rather than the other way around/5(46).

In Book Two of Blonde Roots, Bwana outlines a defense of slavery, justifying his right to recapture Doris. One of his arguments is rooted in the science of “Craniofaecia Anthropometry,” the idea that cranium size determines intelligence. He also explains that life is better for whytes once they are enslaved, implying that slavery is a form /5(12).

Novelists and historians are often tempted to play the ‘what-if’ game, but few of these attempts result in anything as inspired as Blonde Roots, Bernardine Evaristo’s newest novel and her first to be published in the U.S.

Evaristo turns everything we thought we knew about slavery upside-down: in her book, Europeans are enslaved and Africans are the owners.

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Get this from a library. Blonde roots. [Bernardine Evaristo] -- In an alternate world in which Africans enslaved Europeans, Doris, an Englishwoman, is captured and taken to the New World, where the hardships she endures as a slave are offset by dreams of escape.

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Blonde roots by Bernardine Evaristo; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Slave trade, alternate history.

Bernardine Evaristo’s first fully-prose novel BLONDE ROOTS (Penguin UK /USA ) is an original and often satirical take on slavery in which Africans are the masters and Europeans are their slaves. The protagonist is a captured white woman from Europa who tries.

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In Book Two of Blonde Roots, Bwana outlines a defense of slavery, justifying his right to recapture Doris.

One of his arguments is rooted in the science of “Craniofaecia Anthropometry,” the idea that cranium size determines intelligence. He also explains that life is better for whytes once they are enslaved, implying that slavery is a form.

A poignant and dramatic story grounded in provocative ideas, Blonde Roots is a genuinely original, profoundly imaginative novel. About the Author Bernardine Evaristo was born in London to a Nigerian father and an English mother.

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