Published August 15, 1993
by Peter Owen Publishers .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||128|
Miguel Bonnefoy Emily Boyce (Translator) Gallic Books ( ) Softcover $ Black Sugar opens as pirate Henry Morgan dies clutching his gold, his ship sinking under a Caribbean forest. In this moment of vivid magical realism, Miguel Bonnefoy sets the stakes for his novel—sunken treasure in the islands and the lengths people will go to find and keep it.5/5. Black Sugar was completely different to what I thought it was going to be like, but I enjoyed it immensely. Full of family life, ambition and desperation the story is complex and beautifully told. I highly recommend this lovely book, you’ll be completely immersed in the story and it stays with you long after you’re finished reading. Black Sugar Hardcover – Aug by Ira Brown Harkey (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" 5/5(5). Name of Book: Black Sugar Author: Miguel Bonnefoy ISBN: Publisher: Gallic Books Year it was published: Summary: Miguel Bonnefoy’s colourful tale of a family’s changing fortunes is also the fascinating story of Venezuela’s development over the course of the 20th century.
But it could have been even more impressive with more detail, more lovely prose and a book to really sink into. This was a fleeting visit but Shiver me timber a good one. Sorry I’m all out of pirate analogies now. Black Sugar is recommended by me! Black Sugar holds its own in the Latin American magical-realism tradition.’ Foreword Reviews ‘Black Sugar comes out at a time when Venezuela is in the news for violence and turmoil. But Bonnefoy’s prose bursts with pride for the region and its people, particularly the farms and farmers. Gallic Books have a lovely knack for publishing quirky and engaging novels, often compact and always accessible. Miguel Bonnefoy continues that tradition with his intriguing second novel, Black Sugar. "Sugarbook is a social networking platform that helps build beneficial relationships with our society’s elite. Unlike other dating websites, we understand that privacy is of the utmost importance therefore, we strive to provide a community for honest and transparent relationships." Darren .
Black Sugar is a beautiful generational saga akin to One Hundred Years of Solitude or The House of the Spirits. Although at times it strays too close to the beats of these magnificent works, Bonnefoy never loses his own voice and continues to write with strokes of brilliant colours and sounds. Book review: Black Sugar - Miguel Bonnefoy Black Sugar by Miguel Bonnefoy is an original and thought-provoking read that begins with a pirate ship stranded in the canopy of a tropical rainforest. On board is Captain Henry Morgan, on his death bed, surrounded by the riches he has accumulated throughout his lifetime as a pirate - treasures that Author: Cheryl Pasquier. Black Sugar, by Miguel Bonnefoy is an astonishing novel about the rise and fall of a family over time. The author transports the reader to Latin America and immerses them in the environment completely. The village is small and has such a languid feeling at the start of the book that it’s almost a surprise when a new character arrives. Gallic Books, The opening image of Miguel Bonnefoy’s Black Sugar — a pirate ship marooned in the canopy of a rainforest — invites the suspension of disbelief necessary to fully appreciating the rest of the book.. Black Sugar is best described as an exemplar of magical realism told so confidently that it could almost be true. With his second novel, Bonnefoy has mythologized the.