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Masquerade / O.O. Sangoyomi.

Sangoyomi, O. O., (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781250904294
  • ISBN: 1250904293
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Forge, Tor Publishing Group, 2024.

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"Set in a wonderfully reimagined 15th century West Africa, Masquerade is a dazzling, lyrical tale exploring the true cost of one woman's fight for freedom and self-discovery, and the lengths she'll go to secure her future. "A bewitching, thrilling and vibrant novel that had me enthralled with every twist and turn." -Jennifer Saint, New York Times bestselling author. Òdòdó's hometown of Timbuktu has been conquered by the warrior king of Yorùbáland. Already shunned as social pariahs, living conditions for Òdòdó and the other women in her blacksmith guild grow even worse under Yorùbá rule. Then Òdòdó is abducted. She is whisked across the Sahara to the capital city of Sàngótee, where she is shocked to discover that her kidnapper is none other than the vagrant who had visited her guild just days prior. But now that he is swathed in riches rather than rags, Òdòdó realizes he is not a vagrant at all; he is the warrior king, and he has chosen her to be his wife. In a sudden change of fortune, Òdòdó soars to the very heights of society. But after a lifetime of subjugation, the power that saturates this world of battle and political savvy becomes too enticing to resist. As tensions with rival states grow, revealing elaborate schemes and enemies hidden in plain sight, Òdòdó must defy the cruel king she has been forced to wed by re-forging the shaky loyalties of the court in her favor, or risk losing everything-including her life. Loosely based on the myth of Persephone, O.O. Sangoyomi's Masquerade takes you on a journey of epic power struggles and political intrigue which turn an entire region on its head"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Mythology, West African > Fiction.
Genre: Novels.

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  • 4 of 7 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Milford Public Library.

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