Publish date: September 17th 2012
Publisher: Audible Frontiers
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Book Club
, Speculative Fiction
It's Carnival on the planet of Toussaint, and young Tan-Tan dons her favorite guise, that of the Robber Queen. But bigger games are afoot, and Tan-Tan is inadvertently caught up with her father's trespass and taken into exile as he escapes to New Half-Way Tree. From a world where manual labor is a...
In the end, there's probably not too much to add to my interim post on Midnight Robber. Certainly there were no real surprises to the ending. Tan-Tan passes through not-nice back to a character I cared about, and matures. The ending is fitting, and earned. The book is written in Jamaican patoi...
I keep hearing great things about Nalo Hopkinson, and I keep being... underwhelmed.I'm upping this to three stars because I felt it was a lot better than 'Brown Girl in the Ring,' which I gave two. But I still didn't love it. However, the language (and use of dialect) here felt much smoother; there ...
Reread. Still solid.