“A brilliant and truly gripping biography.” –The New York Review of Books”Epic. . . .The best biography of Toussaint yet.” — The New York Times Book Review.

“Bell has stripped away the myths–demonology as well as hagiography–to give us a nuanced, sympathetic portrait of a complicated, tragic, but undeniably heroic figure.” — Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

An excellent introduction to one of the great, if elusive, personalities of history.” — The Boston Review. Read more