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The Invisible Man

by Ralph Ellison
£9.99   paperback  Penguin Books Ltd (2001)

The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison 'I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.'
The 'invisible man' is the unnamed narrator of Ralph Ellison's blistering, impassioned novel of black lives in 1940s America. Defeated and embittered by a country which treats him as a non-being, he has retreated into an underground cell, where he smokes, drinks, listens to jazz and recounts his search for identity in white society: as an optimistic student in the Deep South, in the north with the black activist group the Brotherhood, and in the Harlem race riots.
Powerfully told, angry and often violent, Invisible Man goes beyond the compelling story of one man to evoke the lives of millions of African-Americans with an urgency that has potent relevance today.

ISBN 13: 9780141184425 | ISBN 10: 0141184426

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