Redemption in Indigo (Paperback)

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Description


In this funny, fresh fable, a villager leaves her husband and finds she can manipulate chaos.

About the Author


Karen Lord has been a physics teacher, diplomat, part-time soldier, and academic. She is now a writer and research consultant, BSc, MSc, MPhil, PhD. Her novel Redemption in Indigo won the Frank Collymore Literary Award and the William L. Crawford Award, among others. Her novel The Best of All Possible Worlds was published internationally, and won the Frank Collymore Literary Award, RT Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, and Locus Awards Best Science Fiction Novel. She has been nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Her latest novel is Unraveling.

Praise For…


This is one of those literary works of which it can be said that not a word should be changed.”
Booklist *Starred Review*

Lord’s debut, a retelling of a Senegalese folktale, packs a great deal of subtly alluring storytelling into this small package.”
Publishers Weekly *Starred Review*

Adventure, mystery, familial relations, discourse of power, ananse, the spirit world.”Kamau Brathwaite (Born to Slow Horses)

Drawing on a multicultural mélange of narrative traditionsboth oral and writtenthis Barbadian author surprises. She tap dances across the conventional, using it to make spirited sounds.”
Foreword Reviews

"Lord weaves fantasy into an implied history of the world to reflect on the use of power and human choice."--Carl Brandon Society Blog



Product Details
ISBN: 9781931520669
ISBN-10: 1931520666
Publisher: Small Beer Press
Publication Date: August 1st, 2010
Pages: 224
Language: English