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Their Eyes Were Watching God, Hardback Book

Their Eyes Were Watching God Hardback

Part of the Virago Modern Classics series

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Cover design by Harlem renaissance artist Lois Mailou JonesWhen Janie, at sixteen, is caught kissing shiftless Johnny Taylor, her grandmother swiftly marries her off to an old man with sixty acres.

Janie endures two stifling marriages before meeting the man of her dreams, who offers not diamonds, but a packet of flowering seeds ... 'For me, THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD is one of the very greatest American novels of the 20th century.

It is so lyrical it should be sentimental; it is so passionate it should be overwrought, but it is instead a rigorous, convincing and dazzling piece of prose, as emotionally satisfying as it is impressive.

There is no novel I love more' Zadie Smith'One of the greatest writers of our time' Toni Morrison

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