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Rosewater - Tade Thompson
Rosewater
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Between meeting a boy who bursts into flames, alien floaters that want to devour him, and a butterfly woman who he has sex with when he enters the xenosphere, Kaaro’s life is far from the simple one he wants. But he left simple behind a long time ago when he was caught stealing and nearly killed... show more
Between meeting a boy who bursts into flames, alien floaters that want to devour him, and a butterfly woman who he has sex with when he enters the xenosphere, Kaaro’s life is far from the simple one he wants. But he left simple behind a long time ago when he was caught stealing and nearly killed by an angry mob. Now he works for a government agency called Section 45, and t
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B077MGY96X
Edition language: English
Category:
Science Fiction
Series: The Wormwood Trilogy (#1)
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meeplemaiden
meeplemaiden rated it
2.5 ?????????????????????
Two and a half stars because I literally lost the plot! I think I have been just too tired to be able to keep up with all the skipping around in the book.Aside from the first person present tense used in the story, I found his frequent and unnecessary referrals to his main character's erection's rat...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom rated it
3.0 Rosewater - Tade Thompson
It feels almost miserly only giving Rosewater 3 stars but, while there was a lot I really liked about it, the fact that it's a) the first book of a trilogy and so doesn't really have an ending of its own, and b) that it jumps about between time periods and didn't quite work for me as a coherent narr...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
4.0 "Rosewater" by Tade Thompson - excellent Future Africa Science Fiction
"Rosewater" is a startlingly original piece of Science Fiction, set in Nigeria in 2066. It's been a long time since I've encountered a powerful new voice in Science Fiction that combines new ideas with a distinctive storytelling style. Tade Thompson takes a fresh look at the concept of alien inv...
The Layaway Dragon
The Layaway Dragon rated it
5.0 Rosewater
First sentence: I ’m at the Integrity Bank job for forty minutes before the anxieties kick in.Rosewater follows Kaaro as he investigates why sensitives, people with paranormal abilities, are dying now with intermissions from his past. He knows far more than most people, but he doesn’t spill his secr...
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