The Rosewater Insurrection

Category: Book
By (author): Thompson, Tade
Series: The Wormwood Trilogy
Subject:  FICTION / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure
  FICTION / Science Fiction / Alien Contact
  FICTION / Science Fiction / Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic
  FICTION / Science Fiction / General
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Orbit
Published: March 2019
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 8.25in x 5.50in x 1.25in
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From The Publisher*The Rosewater Insurrection continues the award-winning, cutting edge Wormwood trilogy, set in Nigeria, by one of science fiction's most engaging new voices.
All is quiet in the city of Rosewater as it expands on the back of the gargantuan alien Wormwood. Those who know the truth of the invasion keep the secret.
The government agent Aminat, the lover of the retired sensitive Kaaro, is at the forefront of the cold, silent conflict. She must capture a woman who is the key to the survival of the human race. But Aminat is stymied by the machinations of the Mayor of Rosewater and the emergence of an old enemy of Wormwood...
Tade Thompson's innovative, genre-bending, Afrofuturist series, the Wormwood Trilogy, is perfect for fans of Jeff Vandermeer, N. K. Jemisin, William Gibson, and Ann Leckie.
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Review Quote*"Non-linear, challenging, and beautifully told, this novel represents the chilling, gorgeous future of 21st-century sci-fi."-B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog
Review Quote*"I found myself close to tears, the human cost of insurrection laid bare. Thompson's willingness to push himself as a writer, to not just rely on his strengths -- the zippy dialogue, the sharp storytelling -- is the reason I will continue to follow his career, why I will read whatever he writes."-Locus
Review Quote*"Mesmerising. There are echoes of Neuromancer and Arrival in here, but this astonishing debut is beholden to no one."-M. R. Carey on Rosewater
Review Quote*"Smart. Gripping. Fabulous!"-Ann Leckie on Rosewater
Review Quote*"Nothing short of brilliant.... A captivating, cerebral work of science fiction that may very well signal a new definitive voice in the genre."-Kirkus on Rosewater
Review Quote*"A magnificent tour de force, skillfully written and full of original and disturbing ideas."-Adrian Tchaikovsky on Rosewater
Review Quote*"Thompson's genius in displacing his tale of successive xenobiological attacks from the West onto the developing world is matched by his breathtakingly smart prose.... Deeply engrossing."-The Seattle Review of Books on Rosewater
Review Quote*"A sharply satirical, ingenious thriller about an alien invasion that's disturbing familiar. Tade Thompson has built a fascinating world that will suck you in and keep you guessing. This book will eat you alive, and you'll like it."-Annalee Newitz on Rosewater
Review Quote*"One of the most thoughtful and inventive alien contact tales of recent decades."-Locus on Rosewater