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Unraveling

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Unraveling by Karen Lord
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Jun 04, 2019 | 304 Pages
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Praise

Praise for Karen Lord:
 
“Lord manages to compress her story while balancing the cosmic and the personal—all with a verve that would be the envy of many veteran novelists.” —Jeff VanderMeer, New York Times Book Review
 
“An engrossing picaresque quest, a love story, and a moving character study…. In her depiction of plurality, diversification, and gender, Lord is on par with Ursula K Le Guin.” —The Guardian
 
“Filled with witty asides, trickster spiders, poets, and one very wise woman, Redemption in Indigo is a rare find that you could hand to your child, your mother, or your best friend.” —The Washington Post
 
“Reads like smooth jazz comfort food, deceptively familiar and easy going down, but subtly subversive.” —Nalo Hopkinson, Los Angeles Review of Books
 
“This novel is a satisfying exercise in being off-balance, a visceral lesson in how to fall forward and catch yourself in an amazing new place.”—Nisi Shawl, The Seattle Times
 
“With a careful, studied grace, Lord makes startling, sudden connections…that left me feeling breathless as I read. There is a weight and grace to her prose.” —Amal El-Mohtar, NPR
 
“Confirms Lord as the natural heiress to Octavia Butler and Ursula Le Guin.” —Financial Times

“Delightful…. This novel is already getting compared to Le Guin and Mieville, but really what Lord has done here is an achievement all her own.” —Charlie Jane Anders, io9
 
“This is one of those literary works of which it can be said that not a word should be changed.” —Booklist (starred)
 
“[Redemption in Indigo] packs a great deal of subtly alluring storytelling into this small package.” —Publishers Weekly (starred)

“Lord’s own graceful prose, ingratiating characters, and palpable love of SF knit it all together in a satisfying—and adventurous—departure from expectations.” —Locus

“A marvelously formed universe.” —The A.V. Club
 
“A rewarding, touching, and often funny exploration of the forms and functions of human culture.” —SFX

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