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

  • "A triumph"

    Margaret Atwood, New York Times Book Review
  • "A magnificent achievement... An American masterpiece"

    A. S. Byatt, Guardian
  • "There is something great in Beloved: a play of human voices, consciously exalted, perversely stressed, yet holding true. It gets you"

    New Yorker
  • "Toni Morrison has created a frightening, beautiful and intensely exciting novel about America and its past. I am not able to think of a better one"

    London Review of Books