The Deep


      The Deep
Yetu holds the memories for her people water dwelling descendants of pregnant African slave women thrown overboard by slave owners who live idyllic lives in the deep Their past, too traumatic to be remembered regularly, is forgotten by everyone, save one the historian This demanding role has been bestowed on Yetu.Yetu remembers for everyone, and the memories, painful and wonderful, traumatic and terrible and miraculous, are destroying her And so, she flees to the surface, escaping the memories, the expectations, and the responsibilities and discovers a world her people left behind long ago.Yetu will learn than she ever expected to about her own past and about the future of her people If they are all to survive, they ll need to reclaim the memories, reclaim their identity and own who they really are. Best Download Books The Deep by Rivers Solomon – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Rivers Solomon writes about life in the margins, where they are much at home They currently live and write in Cambridge, UK, but they originally hail from the US, where they received their MFA from he Michener Center for Writers and their BA from Stanford University.

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  • Hardcover
  • 166 pages
  • The Deep
  • Rivers Solomon
  • English
  • 15 April 2017
  • 1534439862

10 thoughts on “ The Deep

  1. says:

    Giveaway win 5 Stars isn t enough Water dwelling creatures who are the descendants of African slave women How could I not read this book The Deep is filled with flowery poetic language that I normally hate Flowery language often comes off sounding pretentious and it usually leaves me rolling my eyes But that flowery type of language fits The Deep just perfectly The Deep is a modern day take on African folklore The same folklore that was brought to America on slave ships and passed down to Giveaway win 5 Stars isn t enough Water dwelling creatures who are the descendants of African slave women How could I not read thi...

  2. says:

    3.5 stars What the heck did I just read This novella is so unique The feeling Gah I can t even describe it When I first finished this book, I was blown away but also didn t really understand what I had read Overtime, the initial feeling of overwhelming joy has petered out In fact, I remember very little about this Considering the fact that...

  3. says:

    Wow, this book is amazing As a fan of Clipping and their Hugo nominated song that this book is based on, I was already excited for this one plus it s written by Rivers Solomon, author of An Unkindness of Ghosts But wow, this book is intense I won t give away any spoilers except to say that Yetu, the hero, is a unique character who is forced to make some tough choices to find herself, and ends up making a really beautiful and unexpected friendship as a result I m goi...

  4. says:

    I have mixed feeling about The Deep by Rivers Solomon.First, I LOVED the premise of a merpeople originating from pregnant african slaves being thrown overboard it s what really drew me into reading to book.The story however not much happens and the pacing is very slow Now this is not necessarily a problem to me, but coupled with a very vague worldbuilding and a very blank slated main character, whose perspective the story is told from, I ended up spending 6 days reading this 176 page novel I have mixed feeling about The Deep by Rivers Solomon.First, I LOVED the premise of a merpeople originating from pregnant african slaves being thro...

  5. says:

    update dec 3, 2019I m really sad about it, but I m setting this aside at the 40% mark It s such an incredible premise, but I m not enjoying the actual writing much at all and I m hoping it s just the mood that ...

  6. says:

    releases June 2019BITCH okay I was waiting I was watching I was desperate for somethingby Rivers Solomon, whose work I have vowed to keep up with after loving their first book so much, and now it s HERE and I am READY

  7. says:

    Incredibly compelling premise, genre bending to the point where I m not sure that the one it was nominated in, Best Science Fiction, is the most fitting While books centered around slavery in America but reimagined with a magical aspect have primarily fallen into the historical category, such as 2019 Best Historical Fiction nominee The ...

  8. says:

    The Deep by Rivers Solomon is in conversation with a song by William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes and performed by Daveed Diggs, based on the underwater mythology of the 90s Detroit electro band Drexciya You can hear the song on Episode 623 of This American Life Mercreatures descended from enslaved women murdered and thrown overboard when they were pregnant live in communities on the ocean floor, with the ability to connect telepathically Yetu is the historian and bears the weight of the The Deep by Ri...

  9. says:

    The Deep is kind of unique in that it is a book inspired by a song The Deep by clipping. The Deep is about Yetu, who belongs to a race of creatures that live beneath the surface of the sea, the Wajinru They are descendants of pregnant African slave women who were thrown overboard by slave owners.The pain of the Wajinru people goes so deep, they cannot bear to remember these eventsthan once a year, at an event they call The Remembering In the mean time, the memories are held by one The Deep is kind of unique in that it is a book inspired by a song The Deep by ...

  10. says:

    This book is INCREDIBLE I am overwhelmed by the creativity, pain, and beauty of this brief story I only just finished, and already want to re read it to try to absorbof its wonder I won an ARC of this book in a GR giveaway.

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