Author Richard Wright Published by Vintage Publishing ISBN 0099282933 EAN 9780099282938 BIC Code Cover Paperback
Discover Richard Wright’s brutal and gripping masterpiece. ‘The most important and celebrated novel of Negro life to have appeared in America’ James BaldwinGripping and furious, Native Son follows Bigger Thomas, a young black man who is trapped in a life of poverty in the slums of Chicago. Unwittingly involved in a wealthy woman’s death, he is hunted relentlessly, baited by prejudiced officials, charged with murder and driven to acknowledge a strange pride in his crime.
Native Son shocked readers on its first publication in 1940 and went on to make Richard Wright the first bestselling black writer in America.