A Different Drummer: the extraordinary rediscovered classic of 2018 (English Edition) por William Melvin Kelley

Titulo del libro: A Different Drummer: the extraordinary rediscovered classic of 2018 (English Edition)

Autor: William Melvin Kelley

Número de páginas: 336 páginas

Fecha de lanzamiento: November 1, 2018

Editor: riverrun

A Different Drummer: the extraordinary rediscovered classic of 2018 (English Edition) por William Melvin Kelley

Obtenga el libro de A Different Drummer: the extraordinary rediscovered classic of 2018 (English Edition) de William Melvin Kelley en formato PDF o EPUB. Puedes leer cualquier libro en línea o guardarlo en tus dispositivos. Cualquier libro está disponible para descargar sin necesidad de gastar dinero.

William Melvin Kelley con A Different Drummer: the extraordinary rediscovered classic of 2018 (English Edition)

'Set to become a publishing sensation' Kirsty Lang, BBC Front Row
'An astounding achievement' Sunday Times
'The lost giant of American literature' New Yorker
'Absolutely essential reading' Stylist

June, 1957. One afternoon, in the backwater town of Sutton, a young black farmer by the name of Tucker Caliban matter-of-factly throws salt on his field, shoots his horse and livestock, sets fire to his house and departs the southern state. And thereafter, the entire African-American population leave with him.

The reaction that follows is told across a dozen chapters, each from the perspective of a different white townsperson. These are boys, girls, men and women; either liberal or conservative, bigoted or sympathetic - yet all of whom are grappling with this spontaneous, collective rejection of subordination.

In 1962, aged just 24, William Melvin Kelley's debut novel A Different Drummer earned him critical comparisons to James Baldwin and William Faulkner. Fifty-five years later, author and journalist Kathryn Schulz happened upon the novel serendipitously and was inspired to write the New Yorker article 'The Lost Giant of American Literature', included as a foreword to this edition.

Los más vendidos Libros