Halfblood Blues by Esi Edugyan

Halfblood Blues Esi Edugyan Serpent’s Tail, Paperback; 343 pages ISBN 978-1846687754 £10.99 Gordon Weetman It’s surprising there aren’t more novels about jazz under the Nazis. The contrast between improvised music and fascism provides a powerful ready-made metaphor for the battle between freedom and tyranny: on the one hand, unbound creativity and self-expression; on the other, brutal and monolithic destruction. Esi Edugyan’s Booker-shortlisted debut takes this … Continue reading Halfblood Blues by Esi Edugyan