Fiction Women of Colour

The Bluest Eye

The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1970 The Bluest Eye┬áis Toni Morrison’s first novel, a book heralded for its richness of language and boldness of vision. Set in the author’s girlhood hometown of Lorain, Ohio, it tells the story of black, eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove. Pecola prays for her eyes to turn blue…