Foreign Gods, Inc.

Foreign Gods, Inc.

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From a disciple of the late Chinua Achebe comes a masterful and universally acclaimed novel that is at once a taut, literary thriller and an indictment of greed’s power to subsume all things, including the sacred.

Foreign Gods, Inc., tells the story of Ike, a New York-based Nigerian cab driver who sets out to steal the statue of an ancient war deity from his home village and sell it to a New York gallery.

Ike's plan is fueled by desperation. Despite a degree in… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)


Despite Ndibe’s occasional overwriting (the tendency to pun leads him into temptation), he invests his novel with a satiric tone that’s all the more caustic for being so matter-of-fact.

Foreign Gods, Inc. leaves readers with this warning: be mindful about the powers you serve, and careful about the ones you seek to cross. Some falls never find their lift.

Foreign Gods Inc. is a thrilling account of divinity in the age of global capital.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Soho Press (January 14, 2014)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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