What a stifling and heavy book. It is scaring by the realization that the basis of this novel is the actual event; that there really was a woman who killed her own child, rescuing him from slavery. It is terrible to think that a mother cannot be alone...
What is this book? About slavery. It is in the memories and nightmares. It is in a box of tobacco from somewhere under her heart. It scars on his back in the form of a cherry tree. It is terrible to read such things, but it's not something that should be forgotten. This book is about Bell House - the place where the slaves were treated like human beings, not beaten, well fed, called assistants allowed to redeem their relatives, unless the owner has changed, while it is not violence, until it was so bad and hard, as everywhere else.
This novel is about the House 124 - the place where the fugitive left the note, were they going to meet in the evenings. About the house in which lived a wonderful Baby Sagz - holy woman, which was deprived of seven children, but she still found the strength to help others, about the house where a ghost lived.
This book is about Satie and her crazy mother love, which brings not only joy, but also destroys, breaks, breaks life. About his mother, who was locked in love, all-consuming power, about his mother, who all her life has the heavy weight on the heart, completely forgetting about the children live. Poor Denver has become for reader the main character of the book. The girl did not receive the love, the girl suffered from loneliness so much that was ready to fall in love with evil ghost. The soul aches for Denver with terrible pain. You just want to hug her and say that she is strong, she can handle it, all will be well. Strange, that you read and you think that the story you do not cling, and then at some point you realize that to see lines prevents any veil, which tears, her mother, tears, because thy soul tormented, in the heart stabbed and it appears on the back of the outline of the cherry tree.
It should be noted that there is the unusual style of the author. It is very fragmentary, difficult, like a patchwork quilt. Initially, the book provides hard, did not immediately realize that this is how these people should think, who have been through such hell, that's reason uneducated women, exactly expressed despair.
The book is able to stir up the emotions of even the most resistant person. Story is full of heavy emotions that leave an indelible mark. Reading the book, one has to realize that such a nightmare never has to happen again.
What a stifling and heavy book.