Who Fears Death
Publish date: June 7th 2011
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Magical Realism
, Post Apocalyptic
This book was way too mystical for me. I had read that it was dystopian but didn't see that until about halfway through the book when there was talk about the great book. This great book was very pivotal toward the end but I was lost/bored by then. If you removed the mysticism, it's pretty much a bo...
92. WHO FEARS DEATH, BY NNEDI OKORAFORRecommended by Nina. Not my first Nnedi Okorafor book, I’ve previously read Zahrah the Windseeker. Unfortunately, I didn’t like this one as much... I do appreciate the recommendation, though.Synopsis: In a post-apocalyptic Africa, the dominant religion follows t...
A day later and I'm still not sure what to think of this book. It's amazing, to be sure. Let's just say that it gave me a variety of complex emotions, much more than most books' endings. Warning for violent rape scenes throughout.
(Refers to the audiobook.)"A journey."This book is a journey, and it is at times an intentionally uncomfortable one. Set in a (far?) future subsaharan Africa, racially-based genocides continue between the Nuru and the Okeke. An "Ewu" girl (the result of the rape of an Okeke by a Nuru man) is given t...
Set in post-apocalyptic Africa, there were things about this fantasy that made me cringe, like rape, 11-year-old girls getting circumcised, discrimination and hate in general. On the bright side (Yes, there is one!), I found that having characters that have really suffered gave me more to care about...
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