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Redemption in Indigo - Karen Lord, Robin Miles
Redemption in Indigo
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This fascinating debut by Karen Lord - a retelling of a Senegalese folktale - earned starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist and won the Frank Collymore Award. When Paama finally leaves her gluttonous husband, she attracts the attention of the undying spirit Patience, who gives her... show more
This fascinating debut by Karen Lord - a retelling of a Senegalese folktale - earned starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist and won the Frank Collymore Award. When Paama finally leaves her gluttonous husband, she attracts the attention of the undying spirit Patience, who gives her Chance’s Chaos Stick as a gift. But Chance insists that only he should wield the stick's powers.
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Format: audiobook
ASIN: B00562EJ5E
Publisher: Recorded Books
Minutes: 386
Edition language: English
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Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
3.5 Wonderful fable that happend to push some of my buttons.
I loved the style of this story. It's very artificially told as a campfire tale, by an omnipotent narrator who keeps weaving all over the place. It's going for charming, and it hits it right now the nose. I think my favourite part was how little the narrator cared about a sense of place (people take...
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0 rated it
5.0 Redemption in Indigo
88. REDEMPTION IN INDIGO, BY KAREN LORDRecommended by Diego, who actually went as far as buying it and giving it to me, to make sure I would read it. His passion surely is commendable. I normally skip introductions and go straight to the story, but this should not be done with this book. The introdu...
In the Stacks
In the Stacks rated it
3.5 Karen Lord - Redemption in IIndigo
My full review can be found at SFF Book Review. THE GOOD: A funny, light tale with every word in its place, great characters and a wonderful ending. THE BAD: The characters were somewhat distant, some side characters deserved more screen time. Plotwise a bit forgettable in the end. THE VERDICT: Re...
Rrain Reads
Rrain Reads rated it
I love storytelling and I love folktales so it's no surprise I was predisposed to like this book. It's so rich and evocative and I kept wanting to tuck away bits and pieces of it to revisit later.
Inkspot Fancy
Inkspot Fancy rated it
5.0
What a lovely book this is.Told in a storyteller style, which I love, with a strong female main character who doesn't feel the need to be physically intimidating, which I also love, this had a mythological feel to it that gave it both wide and close scope, if that makes sense.Paama is looking to get...
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