Black Sugar (Paperback)
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Black Sugar (Paperback)

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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 13/03/2018
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A prize-winning author's magical realist fable about greed and corruption in Venezuela, Black Sugar gives a fascinating view of the country's social and economic development throughout the twentieth century through the story of a family of sugarcane growers. It tells of buried treasure and the legendary privateer Henry Morgan.

Publisher: Gallic Books
ISBN: 9781910477526
Number of pages: 208


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“Novel set in VENEZUELA”

Bonnefoy’s very slim story begins with privateer Henry Morgan’s demise and the loss of his huge hoard of treasure which then lies buried under the Venezuelan rainforest as the country develops over it.

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“What Happened to Captain Henry Morgan's Treasure ?”

This short book, only 207 pages was an interesting read. Black Sugar is set in Venezuela on the edge of the Latin American rainforest. It describes the life of a sugar cane growing family and is based on the legendary... More

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