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Speak Gigantular
by Irenosen Okojie

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    List Price: $14.95 (store prices may vary)
    Format: Paperback
    Classification: Fiction
    Page Count: 224
    ISBN13: 9781909762299
    Imprint: Jacaranda
    Publisher: Jacaranda
    Parent Company: Jacaranda Books Art Music Ltd

    Book Description:

    Speak Gigantular is a startlingly short story collection from one of Britain’s rising literary stars. These stories are captivating, erotic, enigmatic and disturbing. Irenosen Okojie’s gift is in her understated humour, her light touch, her razor-sharp assessment of the best and worst of humankind, and her unflinching gaze into the darkest corners of the human experience.

    In these stories Okojie creates worlds where lovelorn aliens abduct innocent coffee shop waitresses, where the London Underground is inhabited by the ghosts of errant Londoners caught between here and the hereafter, where insensitive men cheat on their mistresses and can only muster enough interest to fall for one-dimensional poster girls and where brave young women attempt to be erotically empowered at their own peril. Sexy, serious and at times downright disturbing, this brilliant debut collection sizzles with originality.



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