BABOUK by Guy Endore


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Entirely different type of story from the author's Werewolf of Paris, is this tale of slavery, and particularly of slavery in the late 18th century in Haiti. A terrible page from the history of civilization in a picture of the horror of the capture, the vileness of the slave ship, the bewildering experience of arrival, the gradual assimilation into the island group, the premature outbreak of the carefully planned revolution. A book that does not gloss over the sordidness and horror of the facts, a man's book rather than a woman's.

Pub Date: Aug. 29th, 1934
Publisher: Vanguard