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All Souls' Rising
MADISON SMARTT BELL

All Souls' Rising by Madison Smartt Bell
28 reviews (1995) (544p)
National Book Award Finalist
PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist

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Book Description
Second-generation African slave Toussaint-Louverture, determined to resist the excesses of the mob and still put an end to brutal French domination, is joined by black, white, rich, poor, free, and enslaved characters to form an unstoppable Haitian insurrection. Reprint.


Amazon.com Review
In his breathtaking and powerful novel that garnered nominations for both the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, Madison Smartt Bell leaves the dark contemporary world he has so brilliantly made his own in nine previously acclaimed novels and short story collections, such as Save Me, Joe Louis. Now he turns to the past and brings viscerally to life the slave rebellion that would bring an end to the white rule of Haiti in the late eighteenth century. The result is an explosive, epic historical novel of astonishing depth and range, catapulting Bell into the ranks of the finest living authors.


Madison Smartt Bell Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 2  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 1  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 0  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 1 All Souls' Rising ·  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 1 All Souls' Rising ·  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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