Rosewater (The Wormwood Trilogy, #1) by Tade Thompson

Finished reading this book on July 20, 2019

Librarian note: an older cover for this edition can be found here.

Tade Thompson’s Rosewater is the start of an award-winning, cutting edge trilogy set in Nigeria, by one of science fiction’s most engaging new voices.

Rosewater is a town on the edge. A community formed around the edges of a mysterious alien biodome, its residents comprise the hopeful, the hungry and the helpless – people eager for a glimpse inside the dome or a taste of its rumored healing powers.

Kaaro is a government agent with a criminal past. He has seen inside the biodome, and doesn’t care to again — but when something begins killing off others like himself, Kaaro must defy his masters to search for an answer, facing his dark history and coming to a realization about a horrifying future.


  • Rosewater (The Wormwood Trilogy, #1)
  • Author: Tade Thompson
  • Finished reading: July 20, 2019
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