"Strange Fruit" is a controversial novel set in the 1920s South, which explores the tragic consequences of a forbidden interracial relationship between a white man and a black woman. The narrative delves into the deeply ingrained racial prejudice, hypocrisy, and societal norms of the era, leading to a tragic end for the couple. The book is a powerful indictment of racism and a plea for understanding and change.
The 1304th greatest book of all time
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This book is on the following lists:
- The New York Public Library's Books of the Century (New York Public Library)
- 500 Great Books by Women (Book)