The Known World

The Known World

Edward P. Jones


One of the main acclaimed novels in fresh reminiscence, The identified World is a bold and impressive paintings through Pulitzer Prize winner Edward P. Jones.

The identified World tells the tale of Henry Townsend, a black farmer and previous slave who falls below the tutelage of William Robbins, the main strong guy in Manchester County, Virginia. ensuring he by no means circumvents the legislations, Townsend runs his affairs with strange self-discipline. but if dying takes him all at once, his widow, Caldonia, cannot uphold the estate's order, and chaos ensues. Jones has woven a footnote of heritage into an epic that takes an unflinching examine slavery in all its ethical complexities.

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