The Prophets: Romantic fable lays bare the horrors of slavery

Set on a Mississippi plantation before the American Civil War, Robert Jones jr’s debut novel is beautifully written

24th January, 2021
The Prophets: Romantic fable lays bare the horrors of slavery
Robert Jones jr: the New Yorker’s first novel is a powerful and lyrical portrayal of human cruelty and pain. Picture: Alberto Vargas

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The Prophets

By Robert Jones jr

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