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"It's up to a famous rapper, a biologist, and a rogue soldier to handle humanity's first contact with an alien ambassador--and prevent mass extinction--in this novel that blends magical realism with high-stakes action. After word gets out on the Internet that aliens have landed in the waters outside of the world's fifth most populous city, chaos ensues. Soon the military, religious leaders, thieves, and crackpots are trying to control the message on YouTube and on the streets. Meanwhile, the earth's political superpowers are considering a preemptive nuclear launch to eradicate the intruders. All that stands between 17 million anarchic residents and death is an alien ambassador, a biologist, a rapper, a soldier, and a myth that may be the size of a giant spider, or a god revealed"-- Provided by publisher.
"A biologist, a famous rapper, and a rogue soldier become the honor guard and interpreter of humanity's first contact with an alien ambassador in this thriller that combines magician realism and seemingly end-of-the-world high tension"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: London : Saga Press, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781481440875
Characteristics: 304 pages ; 22 cm


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Jul 26, 2018

A good twist on the old alien arrival sci fi story. It also generated a new interest in Lagos for me. I really enjoyed and liked the characters in the story. It was also really well written. I look forward to reading other books by this author.

Jun 26, 2017

Totally enjoyable sci-fi read! Satisfying visuals and I love the storyline. Settle down for an experience that's memorable.

Feb 21, 2015

In case anyone else is wondering: the author shared on her goodreads page that this should be published in the US in July 2015.

Aug 11, 2014

Extraordinary. Well crafted, easy to understand as the pidgin English gave deeper ring of authenticity. Very enjoyable


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