Brown Girl In The Ring
Publish date: March 1st 2001
Pages no: 250
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Speculative Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
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...
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...
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.
A little like Emma Bull's Bone Dance, with dialogues written in dialects.
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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