Genre: Fiction

Book review: Native Son by Richard Wright

Book review: Native Son by Richard Wright

  Native Son is the story of Bigger Thomas—a cruel, young black male living in the Black Belt of Chicago in the 1930s.  The book is split into three sections, each representing a part of Bigger’s life: Fear, Flight and Fate. The main narrative is centered on his consciousness—he is frustrated and angry with his lack of opportunity and the feeling that all the decisions made about his life are in fact made by white people.  Even the decisions he […]

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