All Souls' Rising

All Souls' Rising

Book - 2004
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The 1791 revolt against the French in Haiti through the eyes of the parties in the conflict: mulattos, blacks and whites. The protagonists include its tragic leader, the aristocratic Toussaint L'Ouverture who refused to declare independence from France. A tale of burning plantations, massacres and Byzantine politics.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2004
Edition: First Vintage Books edition
ISBN: 9781400076536
1400076536
Branch Call Number: FICTION Bel
Characteristics: 530 pages : map ; 21 cm

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lukasevansherman
Apr 11, 2015

I've been reading about Haiti and I was really excited about this historical novel, which features Toussaint Louverture, who lead a slave rebellion. However, it didn't really come to life for me and was a rather slow, sloggy read. Not bad, just disappointing.

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caribouman
Jan 01, 2014

Written in the "Obstructionist Academic" style, so I chose not to finish. I did some research on the book, and it is apparently exhaustively researched, and the writer an expert on the subject. Sadly, I was unable to sink my teeth into it. Good luck!

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kjanowski
Dec 27, 2010

depicts the extremely complicated politics, violence and racial conflict in Haiti in the second half of the 18th century. Set in this French colony around the time of the French revolution. Historical fiction, featuring rebel leader Toussaint. includes historical timeline.

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