From the World Fantasy Award-winning author of LAGOON comes THE BOOK OF THE PHOENIX, sequel to WHO FEARS DEATH: an extraordinary science fiction novel set in a distant - but not so very different - future.
There is no book about me. Well, not yet. No matter. I shall create it myself; it's better that way. My beginnings were in the dark. We all dwelled in the darkness, mad scientist and specimen alike. This was when the goddess Ani's still slept, when her back was still turned. Before she grew angry at what she saw and pulled in the blazing sun. My story is called The Book of Phoenix.
'Lagoon is a triumph of a novel, it is an evocative thought provoking read, full of beautiful writing that will lift your spirits one minute only to dash them like a piece of flotsam against a coral reef the next.' - Ginger Nuts of Horror
Nnedi Okorafor is an international award-winning novelist of African-based science fiction, fantasy and magical realism for both children and adults. Born in the United States to two Nigerian immigrant parents, Nnedi is known for weaving African culture into creative evocative settings and memorable characters. In a profile of Nnedi’s work titled, “Weapons of Mass Creation”, The New York Times called Nnedi’s imagination “stunning”.
Nnedi’s books include Lagoon (a British Science Fiction Association Award finalist for Best Novel), Who Fears Death (a World Fantasy Award winner for Best Novel), Kabu Kabu (A Publisher’s Weekly Best Book for Fall 2013), Akata Witch (an Amazon.com ... (more)