This has been my first Toni Morrison's read.
With no back cover summary or prologue, LOVE by Toni Morrison was for me one of the hardest novels to understand, or review.
Though the language is beautiful and descriptions in-depth, it'll take you more than just a few pages to understand what LOVE is about, or whom it relates, and what's their connection.
There being no overview, let me help out: LOVE has 7 chapters: Portrait - Friend - Stranger - Benefactor - Lover - Husband - Guardian. It centers around Bill Cosey, a highly respected and wealthy African American hotelier who at 52, married an 11 year old who also happened to be his granddaughter's best friend/playmate; Heed the Night. Now, to confront love/life, the women in his life have to first confront each other.
Girls like the place a lot. Over iced tea with a clove in it, they join their friends to repeat what he said, describe what he did, and guess what he meant by any of it. Like
He didn’t call me for three days and when I called him he wanted to get together right then.