Lagoon

TitleLagoon
Year for Search2014
AuthorsOkorafor, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili](b. 1974)
Date Published2014
PublisherHodder & Stoughton
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsAfrican-American author, Female author
Annotation

Fantasy is central to the novel, but it is set in the dystopia of contemporary Lagos, Nigeria, but hope is held out for a eutopia of collective identity brought about by a visitor from space. The author says that Lagos is the Portuguese for lagoon.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

African-American female author (b. 1974) of Igbo ancestry

Full Text

2014 Okorafor, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili] (b. 1974). Lagoon. London: Hodder & Stoughton. MH

Fantasy is central to the novel, but it is set in the dystopia of contemporary Lagos, Nigeria, but hope is held out for a eutopia of collective identity brought about by a visitor from space. The author says that Lagos is the Portuguese for lagoon. African-American female author of Igbo heritage.