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