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Brown Girl in the Ring (Audio) - Nalo Hopkinson, Peter Jay Fernandez
Brown Girl in the Ring (Audio)
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ISBN: 9781449872489 (1449872484)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Edition language: English
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Dispatches from Terabithia
Dispatches from Terabithia rated it
3.0 Brown Girl in the Ring
In a post-riot Toronto that the rich and privileged have fled, barricaded, and left to crumble, the inner city has had to rediscover old ways: farming, barter and herb lore. Now the monied need a harvest of bodies, so they prey upon the helpless of the streets. With nowhere to turn, a young woman mu...
Stephanie Spines
Stephanie Spines rated it
4.0 Brown Girl in the Ring
Brown Girl in the Ring is set in a future dystopian Toronto, where the wealthy have fled to the suburbs following a large-scale economic collapse fuelled by failed negotiations with local First Nations communities. Infused with magical realism, it follows Ti-Jeanne as she reconnects with her Caribb...
so many books, so little time
so many books, so little time rated it
4.0 Brown Girl in the Ring
Excellent urban fantasy that mashes a devastated inner city Toronto with Caribbean spirituality and makes everything work. An engaging young heroine, lilting dialect that sings instead of stumbles, lots to like in Hopkinson's first novel.
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A little like Emma Bull's Bone Dance, with dialogues written in dialects.
Fangs for the Fantasy
Fangs for the Fantasy rated it
2.0 Brown Girl in the Ring
oronto has become a ruin, a dystopian city of extreme poverty. After the riots it was largely abandoned by the government - wealthy Torontonians fled to the outer ring, leaving the inner city core to descend into poverty and lawlessness Ti-Jeane lives in Toronto with her baby and her grandmother, ...
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