The thrilling sequel to the Hugo and Nebula-winning Binti by Nnedi Okorafor It’s been a year since Binti and Okwu enrolled at Oomza University. A year since Binti was declared a hero for uniting two warring planets. A year since she found friendship in the unlikeliest of places. And now she must... show more
The thrilling sequel to the Hugo and Nebula-winning Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
It’s been a year since Binti and Okwu enrolled at Oomza University. A year since Binti was declared a hero for uniting two warring planets. A year since she found friendship in the unlikeliest of places. And now she must return home to her people, with her friend Okwu by her side, to face her family and face her elders. But Okwu will be the first of his race to set foot on Earth in over a hundred years, and the first ever to come in peace.
After generations of conflict can human and Meduse ever learn to truly live in harmony?
Publish date: 2017-01-31
Pages no: 133
Edition language: English
Series: Binti (#2)
Let me start with a complaint so I can get it out of my system. I hate this emerging practice in Science Fiction to slice novels up into novellas and drip feed them to us. I hated it with Murderbot and I hate it with Binti. I was blown away by the first novella, "Binti" It deserved the Nebula and ...
Undeniably well written and imaginative, but not a solid hit for me. I love that there are so many ideas this is practically bursting at the seams. But it ends in a very odd place. A place that feels more like the middle of a chapter than a break between serialized volumes.
So I really enjoyed the first Binti book. This one definitely reads like a middle book. We have a lot of revelations thrown at Binti in this one and then we get a cliffhanger ending. I felt really annoyed since I think every story should be able to end on it's own. Don't get me started on the proble...
The novella Binti by Nnedi Okorafor won the 2015 Nebula and 2016 Hugo Awards for Best Novella. These honors are well deserved. Binti is a wonderful story that in a few short pages uses the conventions of SF to explore race, cultural appropriation, and all without preaching. I was blown away by Bi...
Another Tor.com home run! A brilliant novella with wonderful unique world building. Manditory reading.