Who Fears Death

Who Fears Death

Nnedi Okorafor


The critically-acclaimed novel-now in paperback.

In a far-future, post-apocalyptic Saharan Africa, genocide plagues one quarter. whilst the one surviving member of a slain village is brutally raped, she manages to flee, wandering farther into the barren region. She provides start to a toddler lady with hair and epidermis the colour of sand, and instinctively understands her daughter is assorted. She names her daughter Onyesonwu, this means that "Who Fears Death?" in an old African tongue.

Reared below the tutelege of a mysterious and standard shaman, Onyesonwu discovers she possesses a extraordinary and designated magic. the adventure to satisfy her future will strength her to confront nature, culture, background, the religious mysteries of her tradition, and finally to profit why she used to be given the bizarre identify she bears: Who Fears Death?

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