The Fire Next Time (Penguin Modern Classics) Paperback – 25 January 1990
The great poet-prophet of the civil rights movement ... his seminal work ― Guardian
Sermon, ultimatum, confession, deposition, testament, and chronicle . . . all presented in searing, brilliant prose ― The New York Times Book Review
Baldwin writes with great passion ... it reeks of truth, as the ghettoes of New York and London, Chicago and Manchester reek of our hypocrisy ― Sunday Times
A true prophet . . . his thought and its utterance are nothing less than majestical -- Mario Puzo ― The New York Times
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- Publisher : Penguin UK (25 January 1990)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 96 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0140182756
- ISBN-13 : 978-0140182750
- Item Weight : 78 g
- Dimensions : 13 x 0.6 x 20 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: #48,590 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This book, brilliantly written, greatly rocked my way of thinking. James Baldwin's grasp of humanity is one of the most realistic I've ever seen. He sees it and tells it just as it is.