A Mercy.pdf

A Mercy PDF

Toni Morrison

A powerful tragedy distilled into a jewel of a masterpiece by the Nobel Prize–winning author of Beloved and, almost like a prelude to that story, set two centuries earlier.

In the 1680s the slave trade was still in its infancy. In the Americas, virulent religious and class divisions, prejudice and oppression were rife, providing the fertile soil in which slavery and race hatred were planted and took root.

Jacob is an Anglo-Dutch trader and adventurer, with a small holding in the harsh north. Despite his distaste for dealing in “flesh,” he takes a small slave girl in part payment for a bad debt from a plantation owner in Catholic Maryland. This is Florens, “with the hands of a slave and the feet of a Portuguese lady.” Florens looks for love, first from Lina, an older servant woman at her new master’s house, but later from a handsome blacksmith, an African, never enslaved.

There are other voices: Lina, whose tribe was decimated by smallpox

Morrison's most recent novel, A Mercy (2008), is an American origins narrative that re-places the racial, gender, and class complexities lost in the creation of a ... Overview · Published in 2008, A Mercy is Toni Morrison's ninth novel. · Toni Morrison · All of the slaves try their best to help Rebekka get better, but finally, Florens ...

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