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The Good Lord Bird, by James McBride - review

The Good Lord Bird, by James McBride - review
American abolitionist John Brown believed in armed revolt to end all slavery Photo: Getty
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The Good Lord Bird

James McBride

Riverhead Books, pp. 417, £

The Good Lord Bird

The capture of John Brown, 1859

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The Good Lord Bird

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Available from the Spectator Bookshop,  £14.99. Tel: 08430 600033