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Sorrowland / Rivers Solomon.

Sorrowland / Rivers Solomon.
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ISBN 9781529118742 (paperback)
Author Solomon, Rivers author.
Title Sorrowland / Rivers Solomon.
Publisher/Date London : #Merky Books, 2021.
©2021
Pagination etc. 355 pages ; 22 cm.
Summary Note Vern, a Black woman with albinism, is hunted after escaping a religious compound, then she discovers that her body is changing and that she is developing extra-sensory powers. Alone in the woods, she gives birth to twins and raises them away from the influence of the outside world. But something is wrong - not with them, but with her own body. It's itching, it's stronger, it's... not normal. To understand her body's metamorphosis, Vern must investigate not just the secluded religious compound she fled but the violent history of dehumanisation, medical experimentation, and genocide that produced it. In the course of reclaiming her own darkness, Vern learns that monsters aren't just individuals, but entire histories, systems, and nations.
Subject Survival -- Fiction
Twins -- Fiction
Racism -- Fiction
Metamorphosis -- Fiction
Cult members -- Fiction
Magic realist fiction.
Gothic fiction.
Horror fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Shelf Location F SOLO
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