t4w Book Club: Esi Edugyan’s Half Blood Blues

This month our t4w book club is reading Esi Edugyan’s Half Blood Blues

Edugyan-Esi

Author photo by Steven Price

This novel was shortlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize and the Canadian author has picked up a host of other prizes.

The hero of the tale is a black jazz trumpeter living in pre-war Berlin. His band has been banned by the Nazis on the grounds it is degenerate. Read with us to find out more!