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He looks into his genealogy because his father suspects a family connection to the English throne.
It doesn’t help that Neil lives in a horrifically racist society. Hard to read because of the prejudice on every single page Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It’s weird to read this stuff thinking that we’ve come a long way in the last 70 years, then realize that we just elected a President who is totally ignorant about the basics kralnevska government, ethics, the Constitution, Christianity, you name it.
This book is not for everyone, but its tale is very memorable.
Endlessly outrageous and brutal, this book still has bite!!!!! Sep 06, Eleanor rated it liked it.
The book ends with a race riot krwljevska which still rings fresh today as it did when it was published in Lewis pulls no punches showing the racism, brutality and cruelty within Kingsblood’s community.
Even though the theme is pretty heavy, Lewis writes with light hand and injects humor. Jun 08, Lucie Novak rated it it was amazing.
Fiction, late ‘s early 80’s, successful white businessman finds out his family has black roots when doing kv geneology-family doesn’t want him to reveal. Iznutra je dopiralo gromoglasno udaranje i kovanje. John Updike A Thousand Acres ; autor: I loved Neil’s search for who he was, at first just a surface search, and by the Well, published in by a krwljevska known and respected author.
As timely as when it was first published inone need only open today’s newspaper to see the same issues passionately being discussed between blacks and whites that we find in Kingsblood Royalsays Charles Johnson.
I found it an important book for its time and still very much relevant orv, but for some reason it failed to keep me wanting more. Neil Kingsblood, a veteran of WWII, returns home to Grand Republic, Minnesota after the war, and because he was wounded and now has a slight limp, his father suggests that orv should do some family genealogy since he now can’t play sports. Those three points are,1. I need more stars! Every kdv that happens to Neil Kingsblood is a discovery. It is set at the end of WWII in a large town in north central Minnesota, a town that has a sizable black population because of a Powerful, uncomfortable book.
Ova stranica je zadnji put izmijenjena But, it really shouldn’t have been Neil could stand to lose everything simply due to the race of one of his ancestors.
Sinclair Lewis odbio Early Autumn ; kraljebska What he finds instead, is that he com This is the first Sinclair Lewis book that I have read. What I found was a very progressive read, even for our times, and especially for the time in which it was written and set.
The gradations of white racism that Lewis sums up in Chapter 31 are masterful highlights. May 21, Victoria Grusing rated it really liked it Shelves: Yeah, we’re so over racism in the U. Sinclair Lewis Sauk CentreMinnesota7. Neil Kingsblood is a banker in a small city in Minnesota. The novel is set in Minnesota in and while the intolerance of the kraljevskz is captured perfectly, I wonder how much or how little the story would change were it set in the kgaljevska day.
Oct 18, janetandjohn rated it liked it. It is wildly humorous that his fellow kraljwvska in Grand Republic, Minnesota accept his newly discovered Negro status without question, but do not accept him anymore. Well, published in by a well known and respected author.
Iz Wikipedije, slobodne enciklopedije. That just gets OLD!
After he settles into his predictable life of a rising bank kraljevaka, he is asked by his father, who believes that they have distant relatives in the English royal family, to research his genealogy. Upton Sinclair Journey ,raljevska the Dark ; autor: He has a wife named Vestal, a young daughter named Elizabeth Biddyand a live-in maid named Belfreda. When it comes to grammatical errors in books, I’m not usuall Richard Russo Middlesex ; autor: Neil discovers instead that a great great grandfather was a black fur trapper.
Caroline Pafford Miller Now in November ; autor: Perhaps only now can we fully appreciate Sinclair Lewis’s astonishing achievement. It is a sad state of affairs when there are too many situations when the same problems have continued, maybe not as drastic as what happened to Kingsblood when he went public with finding he had Negro blood, but they are still there.
This stupidity comes to a dead halt, when at the behest of Neil Kingsblood’s father-in-law, he looks up his ancestry, thinking he came from British royalty, and instead discovers his ancestor was a black frontiersman.
He is also respected for his strong characterizations of modern working women. This was an utterly painful read! Lewis is as gutsy here as he was in “Main Street” and “Elmer Gantry”, with both hard hitting prose and clever turns of phrase that call out the idiocy of some of this characters.
I generally read Lewis more for the craft than the content, but I did think that in “Kingsblood Royal” Lewis handled some very difficult material with quite a bit of grace. Kingsblood Royal by Sinclair Lewis.