Time of the Locust

Time of the Locust

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A deeply imaginative debut novel about a family in crisis, Time of the Locust “deftly brings together the fantastic and the realistic, and touches on a variety of issues, from politics, race, and murder to disability, domestic tragedy, and myth…[and] spins them with gold and possibility” (The Washington Post).

Sephiri is an autistic boy who lives in a world of his own making, where he dwells among imagined sea creatures that help him process information in the… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

In her pensive first novel, “Time of the Locust,” Morowa Yejidé, a native of the District, offers an original take on the disorder — as a symbol of generational loss and imprisonment of body, mind and soul.

An unusual, overemphatic but persuasively committed parable of time and transfiguration.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Atria Books (June 10, 2014)

Collection: Atria Books

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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