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  • Hodder Paperbacks
  • Hodder & Stoughton
  • Hodder & Stoughton

Lagoon

Nnedi Okorafor

3 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Science fiction, Fantasy

A star falls from the sky. A woman rises from the sea. The world will never be the same....

There was no time to flee. No time to turn. No time to shriek. And there was no pain. It was like being thrown into the stars.

Three strangers, each isolated by his or her own problems: Adaora, the marine biologist. Anthony, the rapper famous throughout Africa. Agu, the troubled soldier. Wandering Bar Beach in Lagos, Nigeria's legendary mega-city, they're more alone than they've ever been before.

But when something like a meteorite plunges into the ocean and a tidal wave overcomes them, these three people will find themselves bound together in ways they could never imagine. Together with Ayodele, a visitor from beyond the stars, they must race through Lagos and against time itself in order to save the city, the world... and themselves.

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Praise for Lagoon

  • Praise for WHO FEARS DEATH: A fantastical, magical blend of grand storytelling - Publishers Weekly

  • Both wondrously magical and terribly realistic. - Washington Post

  • Beautifully written, this is dystopian fantasy at its very best, - Library Journal Review

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