The Prophets – Robert Jones Jr.

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RHYBUDD: Mae’r llyfr yma yn cynnwys portreadau o homoffobia, hiliaeth, casineb yn erbyn menywod, trais (corfforol a rhywiol), caethwasiaeth, beichiogrwydd ac artaith.

Dilynir The Prophets bywydau unigolion a’r blanhigfa Empty yn Mississippi, yn enwedig perthynas rhyngddo dwy bobl gaeth, Isaiah a Samuel.  Daw eu perthynas dan fygythiad ar ôl i un o’r dynion caeth eraill, Amos, pregethu rhethreg grefyddol a ddysgwyd o Massa Paul.


CONTENT WARNING: This novel contains depictions of homophobia, racism, sexism, sexual assault, rape, slavery, pregnancy, torture and violence.

Intertwining the personal narratives of the people of Empty, a plantation in the American South in the 1800s, The Prophets centres on the romance between two enslaved men, Isaiah and Samuel.  Living in the barn together, their suspected relationship seems to be tolerated by those around them, until Amos, another enslaved man, begins preaching the religious rhetoric of Massa Paul, threatening their union and more.

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