Last edited by Nikorisar
Thursday, April 16, 2020 | History

4 edition of Redemption in indigo found in the catalog.

Redemption in indigo

Karen Lord

Redemption in indigo

a novel

by Karen Lord

  • 9 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Small Beer Press, Distributed to the trade by Consortium in Easthampton, MA, [Minneapolis] .
Written in


Edition Notes

StatementKaren Lord.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9230.9.L67 R43 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24003091M
ISBN 109781931520669
LC Control Number2009054298
OCLC/WorldCa456178970

—The Book Smugglers “As I read the first pages of Karen Lord’s slim debut novel Redemption in Indigo, I knew I wouldn’t put the book down until the story was finished. A modern retelling of a Senegalese legend, the book is both modern and mystical. There is magic in these pages, both in the story and Lord’s flowing prose. The book: Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord The summary: A tale of adventure, magic, and the power of the human spirit. Paama’s husband is a fool and a glutton. Bad enough that he followed her to her parents’ home in the village of Makendha—now he’s disgraced himself by murdering livestock and stealing corn.


Share this book
You might also like
Jeanne Crain, the beautiful dreamer

Jeanne Crain, the beautiful dreamer

Ropes, knots & slings for climbers

Ropes, knots & slings for climbers

Digital Ics

Digital Ics

GCSE economics

GCSE economics

Caribbean Crafts Circle register of artists, 1985-86.

Caribbean Crafts Circle register of artists, 1985-86.

Power for America

Power for America

organisation man.

organisation man.

An introduction to network programming with Java

An introduction to network programming with Java

The economics of innocent fraud

The economics of innocent fraud

Intruder dose pathway analysis for the onsite disposal of radioactive wastes

Intruder dose pathway analysis for the onsite disposal of radioactive wastes

Routing and switching

Routing and switching

Sexism and Feminism in Theological Perspective (Miscellanea congregalia)

Sexism and Feminism in Theological Perspective (Miscellanea congregalia)

Uptake of fission products onto clay minerals.

Uptake of fission products onto clay minerals.

Redemption in indigo by Karen Lord Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy the Hardcover Book Redemption by David Baldacci atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Redemption in Indigo is undeniably fantastical, but it more closely resembles a fairy tale or fable than your usual fantasy novel.

Based upon a Senegalese folktale, Redemption in Indigo is the wryly humorous account of Paama, a mortal woman who attracts the attention of the djombi, who gift her with the Chaos Stick/5(46).

Redemption in Indigo is a short Not the best book from my adventures around the world, but definitely an interesting one. It was pretty tough to decide which country to put Redemption in Indigo for, as the author is from Barbados, but the book is /5.

rows  The Indigo Book offers a couple of important advantages to users, compared with. Alpha's Redemption is the fifth and final book in the Indigo Mountain series by Hawke Oakley. It is a well written finale to the intriguing story of shifters Redemption in indigo book a tyrant Top Alpha named Gunnar who rules the Scarlet Ridge Pack.

Indigo Mountain Pack is the neighboring pack where several Omega's had escaped to and discovered their mates/5(12). Bursting with humor and rich in fantastic detail, Redemption in Indigo is a clever, contemporary fairy tale that introduces readers to a dynamic new voice in Caribbean literature.

Lord’s world Redemption in indigo book spider tricksters and indigo immortals, inspired in part by a Senegalese folk tale, will feel instantly familiar—but Paama’s adventures are /5(13). Title: Redemption in Indigo Author: Karen Lord Genre: Fantasy, Fable Publisher: Small Beer Press Publication date: July 6th Paperback: pages Karen Lord’s debut novel is an intricately woven tale of adventure, magic, and the power of the human spirit.

Paama’s husband is a fool and a glutton. Bad enough that he followed her to her parents’ home in the. Redemption in Indigo mentally refreshes readers jaded by Joseph Campbell’s notorious monomyth. The characters of Paama, Ansige, and the indigo-skinned djombi, whose redemption provides the book’s title, help us to enjoy all marginal people’s quests and adventures, in the same way that learning to appreciate one dish from an unfamiliar.

For plum rewards Customer Service and changes to account information, members can speak to in-store customer service representatives or contact us by email: [email protected] * Offer valid for eligible new member applicants who create a Plum rewards account in-store or online at Existing accountholders are ineligible for this offer.

Redemption in Indigo is written with the art of telling stories at its heart. I was carried away, first by the characters, then by the story, then by the reader. Robin Miles did a wonderful job of transporting the listener to a time and place in her read. “Utterly delightful.

The impish love child of Amos Tutuola [famed for his African folk tales] & Gabriel García Márquez [known as one of the best writers of the 20th century].” - Nalo Hopkinson “Bursting with humor and rich in fantastic detail, Redemption in Indigo is a c. Bursting with humor and rich in fantastic detail, Redemption in Indigo is a clever, contemporary fairy tale that introduces readers to a dynamic new voice in Caribbean literature.

Lord’s world of spider tricksters and indigo immortals, inspired in part by a Senegalese folk tale, will feel instantly familiar—but Paama’s adventures are /5(7). Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Inspired by a Senegalese folk tale, Redemption in Indigo is a clever, contemporary fairy tale from a dynamic new voice, set in a fresh, surprising and utterly original world.

Redemption is a great book because it focuses on Amos Decker's faults. (and it is actually a redeeming followup to the steaming pile that was 'Long Road to Mercy') Amos Decker has been setup in the series as a sort of detective savant.

And I have to confess that I like the books where he detects the shit out of Redemption in indigo book crimes/5.

Redemption in Indigo mentally refreshes readers jaded by Joseph Campbell’s notorious monomyth. The characters of Paama, Ansige, and the indigo-skinned djombi, whose redemption provides the book. Redemption in Indigo is a short novel inspired by African folklore.

Paama has left her foolish and gluttonous husband, Ansige, and refuses to return to him. When he tries to win her back and instead makes a complete fool of himself, the djombi (spirits/gods) are so impressed with the way she handles the situation that they give her a gift of /5(16).

A slender fictive work, Redemption in Indigo is told in an even, neatly-trimmed pace, with no chapter likely to be accused of unnecessary padding.

Though a minor marvel of economic exuberance, one rather longs for those extra chapters, especially in those scenes where Paama’s journeys scatter her footsteps across the globe, as she tries to. "Redemption in Indigo is a quick, engaging read, and I expect that most readers will find it a fresh addition to the genre.

I'll certainly be looking forward to Karen Lord's future books." C. RIVERA NY Times Book Review EXCELLENT. Download Book "Redemption in Indigo" by Author "Karen Lord" in [PDF] [EPUB]. Original Title ISBN "" published on "". Get Full eBook File name "" Format Complete Free.

Genres: "Africa, Cultural, Fairy Tales, Fantasy, Fiction, Magical Realism, Science Fiction Fantasy, Speculative. Get this from a library. Redemption in indigo: a novel.

[Karen Lord] -- A re-telling of a Senegalese folktale. Paama is presented with a gift from the undying ones: the Chaos Stick, which allows her to manipulate the subtle forces of the world. Credit @tajalazy via Unsplash A Fable of Choice.

Another entry from my “Intro to Afrofuturism” list, Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord is a lot of journey of magical realism read exactly like an ancient fable, with a good balance of humor, practicality, and important life lessons learned by most of the major characters. Why I read a book a day (and why you should too): the law of 33% | Tai Lopez | TEDxUBIWiltz - Duration: TEDx Ta, views.

Redemption in Indigo Karen Lord, Author. Small Beer $16 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author The Best of All Possible Worlds; Buy this book. Lord's debut, a. Use fewer points to get rewards quickly. Combine points with cash to redeem for Reward Nights at more than 5, IHG hotels worldwide.

See how to reward yourself faster. Magazine Subscriptions. Use your points to get magazine subscriptions and see what’s new in food, health, travel, fashion, business and more. Digital rewards.

Her debut novel, Redemption in Indigo, won the Frank Collymore Literary Award, the William L. Crawford Award, the Kitschies Golden Tentacle Award for Best Debut Novel and the Mythopoeic Award, and was shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award.

Redemption in Indigo and The Best of All Possible Worlds, the prequel to The Galaxy Game /5(K). Check out this great listen on Bursting with humour and rich in fantastic detail, Redemption in Indigo is a clever, contemporary fairytale that introduces readers to a dynamic new voice in Caribbean literature.

When Paama leaves her husband, she attracts the. Karen Lord’s Redemption in Indigo draws the reader in from the get go. The author’s voice is strong and confident and engages the reader. Both Weng and I enjoyed reading this book. Just recently, Karen was the writer-in-residence at the Shared Worlds Writing Camp.

Here, she talks about her experience at Shared Worlds, writing, and influences. Unfortunately, a wrathful djombi with indigo skin believes this power should be his and his alone. Bursting with humor and rich in fantastic detail, Redemption in Indigo is a clever, contemporary fairy tale that introduces readers to a dynamic new voice in Caribbean literature.

Lord’s world of spider tricksters and indigo immortals, inspired 5/5. One of the things I really enjoyed about Redemption in Indigo is that I couldn’t see the shape of it.

I had no idea what was coming next and was happy to just get swept up into it for a delightful few hours. Looking back on it now, it was a book of two parts, the first half having a very distinct shape compared to the second half of the story.

Redemption in Indigo is a short novel inspired by African folklore. Paama has left her foolish and gluttonous husband, Ansige, and refuses to return to him. When he tries to win her back and instead makes a complete fool of himself, the djombi (spirits/gods) are so impressed with the way she handles the situation that they give her a gift of /5(36).

Title: Redemption in Indigo Author: Karen Lord Published by: Small Beer Press My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library I'm a huge lover of fairy tales and own way too many collections of them.

I'm also a huge lover of fairy tale retellings. And when you're super into fairy tales. Redemption in Indigo isn’t fast paced or packed with action. Instead, it’s a comfortable book. There’s a sense of warmth to it, and wisdom as well.

And despite the occasional mentions of modern conveniences, Redemption in Indigo has a sense of timelessness to it. I also liked Paama as a heroine/5(36). Unfortunately, a wrathful djombi with indigo skin believes this power should be his and his alone.

Bursting with humor and rich in fantastic detail, Redemption in Indigo is a clever, contemporary fairy tale that introduces readers to a dynamic new voice in Caribbean literature.

Lord's world of spider tricksters and indigo immortals, inspired in. Bursting with humor and rich in fantastic detail, Redemption in Indigo is a clever, contemporary fairy tale that introduces readers to a dynamic new voice in Caribbean literature.

Lord's world of spider tricksters and indigo immortals, inspired in part by a Senegalese folk tale, will feel instantly familiar--but Paama's adventures are fresh.

Redemption in Indigo is undeniably fantastical, but it more closely resembles a fairy tale or fable than your usual fantasy novel. Based upon a Senegalese folktale, Redemption in Indigo is the wryly humorous account of Paama, a mortal woman who attracts the attention of the djombi, who gift her with the Chaos Stick.

Redemption in Indigo Book Summary and Study Guide. Karen Lord Booklist Karen Lord Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Redemption in Indigo; Paama is a wonderful cook married to a childish glutton of a man named Ansige. When she gets fed up of his demands she leaves him and goes to stay with her parents at a nearby village.

The Indigo Bookisn’t the same asThe Bluebook, but it does implement the same Uniform System of Citation thatThe Bluebookdoes. The scope ofThe Indigo Book’s coverage is roughly equivalent toThe Bluebook’s “Bluepages”—that is,The Indigo Bookcovers legal citation for U.S.

legal materials, as well as books, periodicals, and. In Redemption in Indigo, pride gives way to humility, and the force that changes the world, that melts the proudest heart and fills it with understanding, is dignity.

All talk of morals aside, it’s reassuring to find a book with such a humane message – to have a villain who isn’t evil, but just bitter and tired, and to have a heroine who.

Redemption in Indigo is undeniably fantastical, but it more closely resembles a fairy tale or fable than your usual fantasy novel. Based upon a Senegalese folktale, Redemption in Indigo is the wryly humorous account of Paama, a mortal woman who attracts the attention of the djombi, who gift her with the Chaos Stick.4/5().

Book: Redemption in Indigo Author: Karen Lord Publisher: Small Beer Press Published in: Paama is not having a good year. First, there's her husband. Let's not even talk about her husband. No - let's. His entire life is about food.

When going on a three day trip, he hires eight mules for his bags. Redemption in Indigo is the debut novel from Barbadian writer Karen Lord (I did have to Google how to refer to someone from Barbados). It has won several literary awards that are unfamiliar to me, including the Crawford Award for best fantasy novel by a new : Michael Neate.Redemption in Indigo A Novel (Book): Lord, Karen: In this funny, fresh fable, a villager leaves her husband and finds she can manipulate chaos.Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).