Author(s): Irenosen Okojie
GUARDIAN MUST READ BOOKS OF 2019
AFRICAN BOOK ADDICT MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS 2019
In this collection of short stories, offbeat characters are caught up in extraordinary situations that test the boundaries of reality . . .
A love-hungry goddess of the sea arrives on an island inhabited by eunuchs.
A girl from Martinique moonlights as a Grace Jones impersonator.
Dimension-hopping monks sworn to silence must face a bloody reckoning.
And a homeless man goes right back, to the very beginning, through a gap in time.
Nudibranch is a dark and seductive foray into the surreal.
PRAISE FOR IRENOSEN OKOJIE
'One of the most original and innovative writers to emerge in many a year'
ALEX WHEATLE MBE
'Irenosen Okojie delves into the painful, the unsayable, the unknowable'
BERNARDINE EVARISTO, GUARDIAN
'An original and highly unpredictable imagination . . . Prepare to be startled'
'Okojie has a sharp eye for the twisting stories of the city, and a turn of phrase that switches from elegance to brutality in a single line'
'Unique and imaginative'
DIANA EVANS, bestselling author of Ordinary People