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Review | Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson

Female “Robin Hood” character on a strange planet…okay!


Life could be better for Tan-Tan on Toussaint. On the Carribean themed planet, her parents, Ione and Antonio, live apart because of their adultrous behaviour. 554 more words

Notable Quotables | Midnight Robber

Midnight Robber is a really complex story, which doesn’t have as many quotes as I thought it would. A lot of my flags were for the parallels between the folktale and the actual history of Tan-Tan. 158 more words

Notable Quotables

IMR | Midnight Robber | I'm Going to Throw Up

I’m a very expressive person when I read. My eyes will widen, I’ll laugh out loud, I’ll slam the book shut furiously.

Problem with that is, I do a lot of my reading on the bus, and so when I have the need to, say,  628 more words

In Medias Res (IMR)

In Medias Res | Creating a Myth

So I’m now reading Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson. And within the first hundred pages is a startling turn of events.

The story starts off with Antonio, a mayor of a town on the planet Toussaint, who discovers his wife has cheated on him. 304 more words

In Medias Res (IMR)