(PDF/EPUB) [Property] ô Valerie Martin

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  • Property
  • Valerie Martin
  • English
  • 06 December 2020
  • 9780375713309

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Free read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free í Valerie Martin Valerie Martin í 2 Review Summary Property Backdrop of an impending slave rebellion Property unfolds with the speed and menace of heat lightning casting a startling light from the past upon the assumptions we still make about the powerful and powerful From the Trade Paperback editio. A short severe readThe day before Thanksgiving I picked up the books I d ordered at my local library I wanted to be sure there were plenty of choices at home since the library would be closed for two days I found my stash on the hold shelf where I recognized the first two books but had no recollection why I d ordered the third nor even a clue as to the subject of the thin novel Property by Valerie Martin turned out to be a compelling if shocking read The story revolves around Manon Gaudet a pretty young woman who s made a bad bargain in her choice of husbands Now she s stuck on a lonely plantation outside New Orleans with a boorish spouse who flaunts his bastard child by his mistress Sarah his wife s slave and the property she brought to the marriage There s cholera and yellow fever in the city threats and murmurings of slave upris

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Free read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free í Valerie Martin Valerie Martin í 2 Review Summary Property Valerie Martin’s Property delivers an eerily mesmerizing inuiry into slavery’s venomous effects on the owner and the owned The year is 1828 the setting a Louisiana sugar plantation where Manon Gaudet pretty bitterly intelligent and mons. This won the orange prize in 2003 The novel is from the perspective of Manon Gaudet a plantation owners wife It is set in 1828 in Louisiana It is rather brief and reads very easily despite the horrors it describes The book is in three parts the build up to the slave revolt the revolt and the aftermath Spoilers aheadManon is the daughter of a slave owner and her husband who she hates She describes the difficulties of her life with him he has a child with one of the house slaves Sarah She also watches him through a spyglass while he plays sadistic semi sexual games with the early teenage male slaves She hates plantation life and following her husband s death moves to the small town house left by her mother The book has been criticised because there is no redemption at the end the slaves have no voice and it is unremittingly bleak I think this misses the p

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Free read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free í Valerie Martin Valerie Martin í 2 Review Summary Property Trously self absorbed seethes under the dominion of her boorish husband In particular his relationship with her slave Sarah who is both his victim and his mistressExploring the permutations of Manon’s own obsession with Sarah against the. Compact and satisfying I m always impressed by an author who can give me a complex fully realized story in under 200 pages Slave rebellion yellow fever dirty family secrets it s all in thereThe story is told through the eyes of Manon a plantation wife in Louisiana in 1828 She comes across as being uite sullen but not in an off putting way She has reasons to be sullen Dowries were still a thing back then and women who didn t have money often had to make a profitable marriage rather than one based on love and respect Manon s husband is a putz and she is essentially his property In those days if a married woman inherited money or real estate it automatically became the property of her husband to do with as he pleased So women had almost no opportunity for self determination Manon is bored and unfulfilled and disgusted by her husband s offspring from the slav Pride and Prejudice can give me a Poppy Pym and the Smugglers Secret Poppy Pym #3 complex fully realized story in under 200 pages Slave rebellion yellow fever dirty family secrets it s all in thereThe story is told through the eyes of Manon a plantation wife in Louisiana in 1828 She Retribution Knights of the Board Room #45 comes across as being uite sullen but not in an off putting way She has reasons to be sullen Dowries were still a thing back then and women who didn t have money often had to make a profitable marriage rather than one based on love and respect Manon s husband is a putz and she is essentially his property In those days if a married woman inherited money or real estate it automatically became the property of her husband to do with as he pleased So women had almost no opportunity for self determination Manon is bored and unfulfilled and disgusted by her husband s offspring from the slav