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by Nalo Hopkinson
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Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it 5 years ago
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...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
I can't remember when someone first recommended Nalo Hopkinson to me as a writer I might like to read, but that list is a horribly long one (not to mention ever-growing) and she always seemed to be quite a way down it. Eventually, I was selected by a blog I can't remember (sorry!) to get a copy of a...
William's Book Blog
William's Book Blog rated it 6 years ago
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...
altheaann rated it 7 years ago
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 ...
thistle rated it 9 years ago
Reread. Still solid.
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