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Love - Toni Morrison I've read two of Toni Morrison's novels and her short story "Recititaf." While this book is not Morrison's best, it is still very much characteristic of her style. The story is a relatively simple one -- it can essentially be boiled down to two women fighting over an inheritance and the young woman who wedges herself into the middle of their fight -- but Morrison's structure complicates it through a non-linear narration, interwoven "side" storylines, and shifting points of view. It is a difficult book, and there is a lot that you have to "figure out," but it's well worth the effort. Morrison is a master storyteller, and I can't wait to delve into even more of her work.