The Black God's Drums
Rising science fiction and fantasy star P. Djèlí Clark brings an alternate New Orleans of orisha, airships, and adventure to life in his immersive debut novella The Black God's Drums.
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But Creeper also has a secret herself: Oya, the African orisha of the wind and storms, speaks inside her head, and may have her own ulterior motivations.
Soon, Creeper, Oya, and the crew of the Midnight Robber are pulled into a perilous mission aimed to stop the Black God’s Drums from being unleashed and wiping out the entirety of New Orleans.
“A sinewy mosaic of Haitian sky pirates, wily street urchins, and orisha magic. Beguiling and bombastic!”—New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - quondame - www.librarything.com
This alt-history New Orleans comes across moist and dense in the best way, I was thankful for all the rudimentary French my mother left me with in deciphering the dialog which is the okra of the story ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jdifelice - www.librarything.com
I really enjoyed this novella. The characters, time period and concepts were interesting, and the atmosphere of this was also just done really well. In this novella, we follow Creeper - a young teen ... Read full review