“The Underground Railroad (Oprah’s Book Club): A Novel” is written by Colson Whitehead.The genre of ‘Underground Railroad’ is Literature and Fiction. Colson Whitehead is also the author of these marvelous books: Apex Hides the Hurt, The Noble Hustle, Zone One, The Intuitionist, Sag Harbor, John Henry Days, and also one collection of essays, The Colossus of New York.
Cora, a slave in Georgia on a cotton plantation. The life of all the slaves is worst than life in hell but for Cora it is more worst than other slaves. Even her fellow Africans don’t like her. She is as an unwanted fellow for them. As she grows young the situation and life of her turns more painful than ever.
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Caesar, a new slave who has just come from Virginia, tells Cora about the Underground Railroad. Cora and Caesar have planned to run away from the life of slavery and for this they take the biggest risk of their lives. Things didn’t work as they planned. While escaping a young white boy tried to catch Cora and to save herself she killed him. Now they find a nearby station and moves toward North but still they are hunting by their master.
Whitehead is an ingenious writer and in his creative concept of’The Underground Railroad’, the underground railroad is no bare metonymy. The conductors and the engineers are running a hidden chain of tunnels and tracks underneath the Southern soil.
Cora bump into different worlds at every phase of her journey. Whitehead has brilliantly written about the slaves, all kinds of merciless and brutal behavior. the slaves were punished, beaten, raped at a very little mistake and sometime just for fun and enjoyment. This book will take the readers to revisit the past and look inside the life of slaves through Cora.Read & Download The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead pdf, Epub, Kindle