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Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Forfatter af Friday Black

5+ Værker 1,585 Medlemmer 86 Anmeldelser

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Værker af Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Friday Black (2018) 860 eksemplarer
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The Best American Short Stories 2019 (2019) — Bidragyder — 182 eksemplarer
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2019 (2019) — Bidragyder — 111 eksemplarer
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 101 • October 2018 (2018) — Bidragyder — 4 eksemplarer

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This is a excellent story about a world that is an extrapolation, I think, of the prison industrial complex and our reality TV obsessed populous. Shades of the Hunger Games, Battle Royale, Running Man and the Roman Gladiators, hardened criminals have the option to sign onto the CAPE program where they are put into Chain Gangs (teams) where the members have to fight members of other Chains to the death. If they survive 3 years, then they will win their release. Loretta Thurwar is coming up to her final match. And the book is a series of vignettes about her story, her "teammates", the competition and the protestors who appose this barbaric event. Very gritty and brutal, but an excellent story.… (mere)
 
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mahsdad | 34 andre anmeldelser | May 25, 2024 |
Black Mirror-esque, highly recommend
 
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lazalot | 50 andre anmeldelser | May 25, 2024 |
Bold move to put the best short story right at the end of the collection! But it did mean it left an incredible impression.
 
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secondlastk | 50 andre anmeldelser | May 13, 2024 |
Tremendous. A morality play in distopian sci fi that doesn’t preach. If the violence and mastery of combat goes too far towards the magical, then it’s balanced by the very human work of the activists who oppose the prison system.
 
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jscape2000 | 34 andre anmeldelser | May 8, 2024 |

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Værker
5
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Medlemmer
1,585
Popularitet
#16,275
Vurdering
4.0
Anmeldelser
86
ISBN
36
Sprog
6

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