Praise for Karen Lord's Redemption in Indigo
Winner of the 2008 Frank Collymore Literary Award
Winner of the 2011 William L. Crawford Award
Winner of the 2011 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature
Winner of the 2012 Golden Tentacle Kitschie award for Best Debut Novel
"This is one of those literary works of which it can be said that not a
word should be changed."
—Booklist (starred review)
"Lord's debut, a retelling of a Senegalese folktale, packs a great deal
of subtly alluring storytelling into this small package."
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Adventure, mystery, familial relations, discourse of power, ananse, the
— Kamau Brathwaite, author of Born to Slow Horses
"Drawing on a multicultural mélange of narrative traditions — both
oral and written — this Barbadian author surprises. She tap dances
across the conventional, using it to make spirited sounds."