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A TALL HISTORY OF SUGAR Receives Glowing NEW YORK TIMES Review!

Curdella Forbes’s novel, A Tall History of Sugar, recently received a fantastic New York Times review, in which reviewer Veronica Chambers writes:

In her new novel, A Tall History of Sugar, the Jamaican writer Curdella Forbes uses skin as a prism to examine color, race, colonialism, heritage, and—most important—love . . . A Tall History of Sugar is a gift for grown-up fans of fairy tales and for those who love fiction that metes out hard and surprising truths. Forbes’s writing combines the gale-force imagination of Margaret Atwood with the lyrical pointillism of Toni Morrison.

Read the full review here!

 

Posted: Oct 25, 2019

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