Song for Almeyda and Song for Anninho

£12.99

Gayl Jones Published by Virago ISBN 9780349016825 EAN 9780349016825 DC|DCF Cover Hardback

In stock

SKU: 9780349016825 Categories: , Tags: , , , , ,

Description

Jones renders the saga of Palmares, a foundational tale in the annals of colonial terrorism and Black resistance, in verse, told in the voices of the characters in her epic novel Palmares. In the late 17th century, the fugitive slave enclave of Palmares was destroyed by Portuguese colonists. Amid the flight and re-enslavement of Palmares’s inhabitants emerges the love story of Almeyda and Anninho.