Tade Thompson is the author of Rosewater, which was the winner of the 2019 Arthur C. Clarke Award, inaugural winner of the Nommo Award and a John W. Campbell finalist. He has written a trilogy set in the world of Rosewater and is working on a space opera. His Shirley Jackson Award-shortlisted novella The Murders of Molly Southbourne has recently been optioned for screen adaptation. Born in London to Yoruba parents, he lives and works on the south coast of England where he battles an addiction to books.
A magnificent tour de force, skilfully written and full of original and disturbing ideasSmart. Gripping. Fabulous!Mesmerising. There are echoes of Neuromancer and Arrival in here, but this astonishing debut is beholden to no-oneA fiercely weird, breathtaking biopunk tale of alien invasion, Rosewater is ambitious and smart and very, very coolOne of the most imaginative alien invasion scenarios I have come across