Tuesday, November 1, 2011

World Fantasy Award 2011




"Nigerian-American novelist Nnedi Okorafor has beaten a host of big names to win the World Fantasy award for her novel set in a post-apocalyptic Saharan Africa.
     Who Fears Death is the story of Onyesonwu – her name means 'who fears death' in Igbo – a woman with great magical powers who was conceived when her mother was raped during a battle. It beat South African novelist Lauren Beukes's Arthur C Clarke award-winning Zoo City, acclaimed Canadian author Guy Gavriel Kay's Under Heaven and many-time British Fantasy award winner Graham Joyce's new novel The Silent Land to win the best novel award, judged by five authors and editors from the science fiction and fantasy genre." — Alison Flood, Guardian
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Read more about all the nominees here...
Buy Who Fears Death here...

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