ISBN9781617755880
PublisherIPS INTERNATIONAL
Published10/3/2017
Pages340
AuthorRivers Solomon
FormatPaperback
Weight0.3 Kg.
Height8.2 in.
Width5.2 in.
Depth1.0 in.

An Unkindness of Ghosts

Rivers Solomon

Paperback

10/3/2017

Aster lives in the lowdeck slums of the HSS Matilda, a space vessel organized much like the antebellum South. For generations, Matilda has ferried the last of humanity to a mythical Promised Land. On its way, the ship's leaders have imposed harsh moral restrictions and deep indignities on dark-skinned sharecroppers like Aster. Embroiled in a grudge with a brutal overseer, Aster learns there may be a way to improve her lot--if she's willing to sow the seeds of civil war.

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ISBN9781617755880
PublisherIPS INTERNATIONAL
Published10/3/2017
Pages340
AuthorRivers Solomon
FormatPaperback
Weight0.3 Kg.
Height8.2 in.
Width5.2 in.
Depth1.0 in.

Synopsis

Aster lives in the lowdeck slums of the HSS Matilda, a space vessel organized much like the antebellum South. For generations, Matilda has ferried the last of humanity to a mythical Promised Land. On its way, the ship's leaders have imposed harsh moral restrictions and deep indignities on dark-skinned sharecroppers like Aster. Embroiled in a grudge with a brutal overseer, Aster learns there may be a way to improve her lot--if she's willing to sow the seeds of civil war.

Get An Unkindnes of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

Editorial Reviews

"Harrowing and beautiful, this is SF at its best: showing the possible future but warning of the danger of bringing old prejudices and cruelties to that new world. While a story about enslaved people in space could be a one-note polemic, the fully rounded characters bring nuance and genuine pathos to this amazing debut."

– Library Journal, starred review

"Solomon debuts with a raw distillation of slavery, feudalism, prison, and religion that kicks like rotgut moonshine...Stunning."

– Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Infused with the spirit of Octavia Butler and loaded with meaning for the present day, An Unkindness of Ghosts will appeal to a wide variety of readers. Solomon's impassioned, speculative, literary book is sorely needed on library shelves."

– Booklist