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Haiti Noir 2: The Classics
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Stories of crime and corruption set in this Caribbean country by Edwidge Danticat, Roxane Gay, Dany Laferrière, and more. These darkly suspenseful stories offer a deeper and more nuanced look at a nation that has been plagued by poverty, political upheaval, and natural disaster, yet endures even through the bleakest times. Filled with tough characters and twisting plots, they reveal the multitude of human stories that comprise the heart of Haiti. Classic stories by Danielle Legros Georges, Jacques Roumain, Ida Faubert, Jacques-Stephen Alexis, Jan J. Dominique, Paulette Poujol Oriol, Lyonel Trouillot, Emmelie Prophète, Ben Fountain, Dany Laferrière, Georges Anglade, Edwidge Danticat, Michèle Voltaire Marcelin, Èzili Dantò, Marie-Hélène Laforest, Nick Stone, Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell, Myriam J.A. Chancey, and Roxane Gay. "Skillfully uses a popular genre to help us better understand an often frustratingly complex and indecipherable society." —The Miami Herald "Presents an excellent array of writers, primarily Haitian, whose graphic descriptions portray a country ravaged by corruption, crime, and mystery. . . . A must read for everyone." —The Caribbean Writer

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These darkly suspenseful stories offer a deeper and more nuanced look at a nation that has been plagued by poverty, political upheaval, and natural disaster, yet endures even through the bleakest times. Filled with tough characters and twisting plots, they reveal the multitude of human stories that comprise the heart of Haiti.

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"Skillfully uses a popular genre to help us better understand an often frustratingly complex and indecipherable society." —The Miami Herald

"Presents an excellent array of writers, primarily Haitian, whose graphic descriptions portray a country ravaged by corruption, crime, and mystery. . . . A must read for everyone." —The Caribbean Writer

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The best anthology of classic Haitian fiction ever assembled, unparalleled in scope.|

Edwidge Danticat's short story from Haiti Noir 2: The Classics, "The Port-au-Prince Marriage Special," was included in Ms. Magazine's Fall 2013 issue.
"A worthy sequel that skillfully uses a popular genre to help us better understand an often frustratingly complex and indecipherable society."
—Miami Herald
"There is danger and regret and fear in these stories, as characters try to negotiate a complex and often confounding land."
—Miami Herald, Feature on Haiti Noir 2 Miami launch
"This is a great collection of stories set in Haiti."
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—Publishers Weekly
"This anthology will give American readers a complex and nuanced portrait of the real Haiti not seen on the evening news and...

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1. Graham Greene, The Comedians—excerpt
2. Marie Helene LaForest—The Mission (short story)
3. Truman Capote—House of Flowers (short story)
4. Dany Laferierre—Heading South (short story)
5.Roxane Gay, Things I know About Fairy Tales (short story)
6. Nick Stone, Mr. Clarinet, Barbancourt Blues (excerpt)
7. Pierre Marcelin and Philippe Thoby Marcelin The Pencil of God (excerpt)
8. Ben Fountain, Reve Haitien, short story
9.George Anglade, Three Letters You Will Never Read (short story)
10. Lyonel Trouillot, Children of Heroes, (excerpt)
11. Marilene Phipps-Ketterell, "Land" (short story)
12. Marie Chauvet, Madness (excerpt)
13.Jacques Stephen Alexis, "Le Sou Lieutenant Enchanté" (short story)
14. Ida Faubert Une etrange histoire (A Strange Story) (Short Story)
15. Michele Voltaire Marceline La Vraie Vie (Real Life) (Short Story)
16. Jacques Roumain, Preface a La vie D'un Bureaucrate (Preface to the life of a Beaureacrat) (Short Story)
17. Marie-Celie Agnant, La Maison face a la mer, The house by the sea
18. Franketienne, Abbattoir (Butcher shop) (excerpt)
19. Paulette Poujol Oriol, "Oresca" (short story)
20. Jan Dominique—Une Maison blanche avec des rideaux roses aun fenetres du rez de chaussee (A white house with pink curtains)short story