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Lagoon - Nnedi Okorafor
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781444762754 (1444762753)
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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SilverMaris rated it
4.0 Nnedi Okorafor: Lagoon
This is one of those books that simply feel good while you read them—that create an imaginary space that it's really fun to spend time in. There's something vibrantly alive about this story and the way it is told, from its large cast of characters to the setting in Nigeria's megacity of Lagos. Th...
Sci-Fi & Scary
Sci-Fi & Scary rated it
3.0 Lagoon
Nnedi Okorafor's Lagoon had the potential to be awesome, and fell just short of even being interesting. The first seventy percent of the novel is a unorganized mess. It feels like she started writing it without having a firm idea of the direction it was going to go in. I've been getting back into kn...
The English Student
The English Student rated it
4.0 Lagoon - Nnedi Okarafor
Lagoon is a story of first contact, sort of. It's set in Lagos, Nigeria, and it sees an alien spacecraft landing in the seas off the city. The story unfolds the events of the night following the craft's arrival, focusing on three Lagosians in particular: Adaora, a marine biologist with a strugglin...
bookaneer rated it
3.0 "We are change."
Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor I really wish I could say that I loved this book.It started out so well. A mysterious sonic boom in Lagos, Nigeria? A rushing wave that swallows three strangers brought together by fear? An alien presence that has arrived upon the shore? I was hooked from the first page. B...
Books by the Lake
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0.0 Supplement to the Glossary of "Lagoon"
The glossary at the back of Lagoon is useful but rather incomplete. Here are explanations of some more of the Pidgin English, Igbo, and Yoruba expressions in the novel, which I’ve gathered from various internet sources and from guesswork. Babawilly's Dictionary of Pidgin English Words and Phrases wa...
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