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Moonbath
Moonbath | Yanick Lahens
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A novel of violent beauty. Le MondeThe award-winning saga of a peasant family living in a small Haitian village, recounting through stories of tradition and superstition, voodoo, romance, and violence, the lives of four generations of women struggling to hold the family together in a volatile, roiling landscape of political turmoil and economic suffering.Yanick Lahens was born in Port-au-Prince in 1953 and is one of Haiti s most prominent authors. She published her first novel in 2000, was awarded the prestigious Prix Femina in 2014 for Moonbath, and is the 2016 winner of a French Voices Award."
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Moonbath (the English title) brings us to Anse Bleue in Haïti. We discover the Lafleur and the Mésidor: two families with tight links, but whose fate and life are very different. This book is not one of my favorite, but the poetic writing and the discovery of this isolated Haitian community make this book worth reading.

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Trying to play catch up with our photo challenge! I loved, loved, loved reading Speak Gigantular last year that I had to purchase Moonbath! The same person that recommended Speak, also recommended the latter so I trust it will blow my mind. ♥️

#newyearreads #poc #newbookselfie

catiewithac Moonbath is on my #mountTBR 🌄 Can‘t wait to hear your thoughts 💭 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful covers!! 2y
bookloo @catiewithac Ooo I was hoping someone would be familiar with this book. ☺️ I‘ll make sure and share them when I get ‘round to it! ♥️ 2y
bookloo @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Aren‘t they? 😍 2y
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Moonbath | Yanick Lahens
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I promise this is the last post today.

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Can't wait to read this one.

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BekahPat Never heard of this one. Gonna check it out. Thank you for feeding my book addiction :) 2y
nelehelen Exactly what @BekahPat said 😂😊😉 2y
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