• "[Beloved] has left the realm of fiction and become a force of nature"

  • "A magnificent American masterpiece"

    A.S. Byatt, Guardian
  • "A triumph"

    Margaret Atwood, New York Times Book Review
  • "She melds horror and beauty in a story that will disturb the mind forever"

    Sunday Times
  • "Toni Morrison is not just an important contemporary novelist but a major figure in our national literature"

    New York Review of Books