Palmares – The Pulitzer Prize 2022 Finalist
by Gayl Jones
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FINALIST – THE PULITZER PRIZE 2022 FICTION
PAPERBACK EDITION PUBLISHED 4TH AUGUST 2022
From plantation to plantation, Almeyda, a young slave girl, hears whispers, rumours of Palmares, a hidden settlement where fugitive slaves live free. But can this promised land exist? And what price is paid for ‘freedom’?
Gayl Jones was first discovered and edited by Toni Morrison, and her talent was praised by writers including Maya Angelou, James Baldwin and John Updike. After a handful of acclaimed novels, she withdrew from the publishing world. Now Jones returns with her first new novel in over two decades.