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Published by Warner Books in New York, NY .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementNalo Hopkinson.
LC ClassificationsPR
The Physical Object
Pagination394 p. ;
Number of Pages394
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22557313M
ISBN 100446533025

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THE SALT ROADS is an engrossing tale of three women who step off of the pages and sit with you as you revel in their triumphs and tremble at their tribulations. In reading this novel, I found that Hopkinson is a writer that uses stiff doses of human emotion and reality to balance out her themes of mythology, fantasy, and :// Mer, was sent on a mission to see why the salt roads were blocked from the African Gods. Jeanne was given a disease by her lover than untimately diabled her, and Meritet was given self-awareness and the sense to hear people's thoughts. Nalo's poetic prose was what made the book Historical fantasy with a strong erotic element from the Locus award-winning author. Hopkinson (Skin Folk, , etc.) tells her story through the eyes of three women: Auntie Mer, a slave in French-colonial Haiti; Jeanne DuVal (LeMer), the black mistress of Charles Baudelaire; and Meritet, a Nubian prostitute in the Alexandria of a.d. The three women are linked by Ezili, one of the love   Ultimately uplifting and filled with hope, The Salt Roads is a beautiful book—one that stays with you long after you close the cover. The Salt Roads is the winner of the Gaylactic Spectrum Award for Best Novel. Amazon readers rating: from 15 reviews; Read a chapter excerpt from The Salt Roads at Hachette Books