Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor, Read by Adjoa Andoh
Captivating Science Fiction
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Narrator Adjoa Andoh captivates listeners with Remote Control, Nnedi Okorafor’s stunning new sci-fi novella set in a near future Ghana. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss Andoh’s skills with pacing and tone that keep her perfectly in tune with Okorafor’s compelling story, and she smoothly switches between the accents required to bring the vibrant characters to life. Sankofa is known as the adopted daughter of the Angel of Death. As a young girl, she gains incredible power—and then kills everyone she loves in a tragic accident. Sankofa explores Ghana on foot as she works to gain control over her powers and hunts down the alien artifact stolen from her. Listeners will feel Sankofa’s anger, her longing for community, and her legendary strength.
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