Black Spartacus by Sudhir Hazareesingh review – the epic life of Toussaint Louverture — Repeating Islands

A gripping biography of the leader of the slave revolt that led to Haiti’s independence, described as ‘the first black superhero of the modern age’ A review by David Bell for London’s Guardian. No figure from the 18th-century “age of revolution” had as extraordinary a life as Toussaint Louverture. He was born a slave in the […]

Black Spartacus by Sudhir Hazareesingh review – the epic life of Toussaint Louverture — Repeating Islands