PNIE – Nnedi Okorafor: Who Fears Death

The novel takes place in a post-apocalyptic future version of Sudan, where the light-skinned Nuru oppress the dark-skinned Okeke. The protagonist, Onyesonwu (Igbo for “who fears death”), is an Ewu, i.e. the child of an Okeke woman raped by a Nuru man. On reaching maturity, she goes on a quest to defeat her sorcerous father Daib using her magical powers.

17:30 - 19:00

PNIE – Nnedi Okorafor: Who Fears Death

Prose Nostra presents the periodic masterpiece of Okorafor Nnedi, Who Fears Death, as part of the 90th Book Week. Social conflicts, racial and sexual repression, and the search for an outcast woman on the Black Continent impregnated with magic.

Lilla Erdei, writer, researcher
Aletta Borbíró, critic

Moderated by Anett Pozsár

Location: Grand Café Szeged, free entry.

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