“PROPERTY,’ BY VALERIE MARTIN

Very simply, one of the best books I have ever read about slavery through the eyes of a wife’s slave owning husband.

Very simply, one of the best books I have ever read about slavery. I will undeniably be reading a lot more of Ms. Martin’s work. The story is told through the eyes of Manon Gaudet, a self-absorbed wife of a sugar plantation owner whose husband’s relationship with Sarah, a beautiful, young, slave has Manon left feeling resentful and unsatisfied with her life.

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