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Published: January 2021
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BIC Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Published By: Hachette Australia
 
Published: 12-Jan-2021
Format: Paperback, 272 pages,
ISBN: 9780349700915
Stock Code: 9700915
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A dark and lyrical collection of short stories from the author of the critically acclaimed Speak Gigantular and Butterfly Fish, whose unique voice has been praised by writers like Ben Okri and Stella Duffy. A dark and lyrical collection of short stories from the author of the critically acclaimed Speak Gigantular and Butterfly Fish, whose unique voice has been praised by writers like Ben Okri and Stella Duffy.
'Okojie is a dazzlingly wild, bold and imaginative writer who tells stories with captivating originality and intense drama' Bernardine Evaristo

'Dazzling . . . A feast for the senses' Diana Evans

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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.

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PRAISE FOR IRENOSEN OKOJIE

'One of the most original and innovative writers to emerge in many a year'

ALEX WHEATLE MBE

'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'

STELLA DUFFY