Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Dred has ratings and 8 reviews. Amy said: This book was so much better than Uncle Tom’s Cabin, but so few people know about it. Beautiful writing, gr. In the midst of this turmoil, Harriet Beecher Stowe published Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp, her second popular novel, which addressed the question.

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Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Sarah rated it it was ok Jul 09, Sep 26, Julia rated it really liked it. It is run competently by one of Nina’s slaves, Harry, who endures a murderous rivalry with Nina’s brother Tom Gordon, a drunken, cruel slaveowner. Kimberly Riggle rated it did not like it Feb 04, No trivia or quizzes yet. He who hath gone out of the city, sick, disgusted, and wearied, and lain himself down in the forest, under the fatherly shadow of an oak, may have heard this whispered to him in the leafy rustlings of a thousand tongues.

The impact is summed up in a commonly quoted statement apocryphally attributed to Abraham Lincoln. Dredby contrast, introduces a black revolutionary character who is presented as an heir to the American revolution rather than a problem to be expatriated. The novel is also interesting in the historical context of runaway slave communities surviving for a long time in swamp areas.

Return to Book Page. Oakley Atterson rated it really liked it Apr 10, I never cried so much throughwords in my life. I cried through this whole book. Christine rated it really liked it Mar 04, This book is in my top 10 of the best books I’ve ever read. All the trees which John saw around the river of life This book was so much better than Uncle Tom’s Cabin, but so few people know about it.


This is the more intriguing and scarier version of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

May 20, Bobbie rated it it was amazing. Brophy, “Over and above So go ahead and curl up at Stowe’s feet and have her warm your heart and soul – you won’t regret it.

If you liked that book, you’ll surely love this one too! Jewitt England — United States.

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A Tale of t Lists with This Book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Darnell Baker rated it really liked it Dec 18, Dred is the story of Nina Gordon, an impetuous young heiress to a large southern plantationwhose land is rapidly becoming worthless. Want to Read saving…. Wilson Zamba Zembola b. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Preview — Dred by Harriet Beecher Stowe.

It’s hard to believe that a book that was written in the s can be so relevant to how people think and how politics work today.

dimal It made the political issues of the s regarding slavery tangible to millions, energizing anti-slavery forces in the American North. Very spiritual mode of conveying a plea for abolition.

Th Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe was an American author and abolitionist, whose novel Uncle Greeat Cabin attacked the cruelty of slavery; it reached millions as a drred and play, and became influential, even in Britain. Languages Italiano Edit links. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Stacey rated it really liked it Jun 23, Oct 01, Meg Merriet rated it really liked it. Genna Evelyn rated it it was amazing Nov 28, Thanks for telling us about the problem.


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Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Paperback pf, pages. About Harriet Beecher Stowe. The best hiding places were found on high ground in swampy areas. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It angered and embittered the South.

In addition to Harry who, as swa,p as being the administrator of Nina’s estate, is ov also her and Tom’s half-brotherthe slave characters include the devoutly Christian Milly actually the property of Nina’s Aunt Nesbitand Tomtit, a joker -type character.

This judge was constrained by the law from providing relief; this fit with Stowe’s belief that law and judges—and religious leaders, too—could not be expected to help end slavery. Books by Harriet Beecher Stowe.

In his introduction to the classic novel, Robert S.