BintiBook - 2015
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DCLadults Mar 29, 2020
This sci-fi read introduces heroine Binti, who must use her special powers to save herself on a space journey to Oozma University.
DCLadults Apr 23, 2018
Well written and a great story. The aliens were horridly bizarre and I connected with Binti’s fear. It’s my first novella, so I’m not sure how to rate it fairly. I was a little disappointed at how fast it moved through some of the more philosophical parts of the storyline, something a longer sci-... Read More »
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Having succeeded in negotiating a tentative peace between the Meduse and Oomza Uni after the attack on the Third Fish transport, Binti and Okwu have settled in as students on the university planet. Binti is supposed to be a master harmonizer, but ever since the attack, she has been experiencing violent mood swings, feeling almost uncontrollable flashes of anger that have convinced her she is unclean. To purge herself, Binti decides it is time to travel home, and make the traditional Himba women’s pilgrimage. But returning to Earth will mean making her first space trip since the attack, and facing up to the consequences of defying tradition when she chose to leave her family behind to attend university.
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