The Almanac of the Dead by Leslie Marmon Silko

"The Almanac of the Dead" is a complex narrative that explores the histories and struggles of indigenous peoples in the Americas, particularly in the Southwestern United States and Central America. The story is centered around a 500-year-old manuscript known as "the almanac," which prophesizes a massive, revolutionary upheaval led by the indigenous people against the oppressive forces of capitalism and colonialism. The novel delves into themes of resistance, survival, and the power of storytelling, weaving together a multitude of interconnected narratives and characters.

The 6903rd greatest book of all time


Published
1991
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
763
Words
365,000
Original Language
English

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