The Bluest Eye

(Oprah's Book Club)

by | Editor: Plume
Average vote of 193
| 8 total contributions of which 8 reviews , 0 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature.It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove--a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed ch ...Continua
Ted Bundy
Ha scritto il 24/10/17
A painful overview of the deep damages racism can do. Certain pages, you don't want to read them, you tend to shy away. Please, read this book! The crippled destiny of the innocent black girl will shake you to the core, but it will make you think. Sa...Continua
Ha scritto il 01/11/11
Beautiful, like the bluest eye.
Check out what I wrote in my blog: This is a very beautiful story about a girl that thinks that she is not pretty. Her skin is dark, her eyes are dark, and she thinks that all...Continua
Chiara L'Onironauta
Ha scritto il 30/04/11
A dull novel, dealing with squalid environment and unfortunate people, told in a very annoying, incoherent way. There's hardly any story told, every so often it's difficult to have a clear understanding of whose point of view it's being used, charact...Continua
Ha scritto il 03/04/11
This book is written in a complex and powerful way, in a language that strikes the reader for its almost poetic quality, while at the same time attempting to reproduce the pidgin English of the characters. More importantly, in this novel Toni Morriso...Continua
Kirsten Groody
Ha scritto il 22/08/10
"I thought about the baby that everyone wanted dead, and saw it very clearly. It was in a dark, wet place, its head covered with O's of wool, the black face holding, like nickels, two clean black eyes, the flared nose, kissing-thick lips, and the liv...Continua

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