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Beck

Reading Beck was like having a first-hand experience of racism in the early 1900's. The book was enjoyable but was gruesome in detail pertaining to his life as a black person. As a black person in today's modern society, I might not face the kind of prejudice and racism Beck did, but I have been able to be given an insight into what my ancestors would have been subjected to.
I wasn't quite satisfied with the way the book ended, although it was a happy ending for him, I felt uncomfortable with the author's decision to end the plot on that note.

Posted on: 5th May 2017 at 08:34 am

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