Rosewater - Tade Thompson

This is a startlingly original piece of Science Fiction, set in Nigeria in 2066.


It's been a long time since I've encountered a powerful new voice in Science Fiction that combines new ideas with a distinctive storytelling style.


I love how the main character thinks. Here's an example of how he describes suddenly becoming aware that he knows something:


It is a certainty, not just a conviction, the way believing in God is a conviction, but believing in gravity is a certainty .