Beasts Made of Night - Tochi Onyebuchi

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In the world of Kos, the wealthy use the poor to absolve themselves of guilt and sin. Seventeen-year-old Taj is an aki, or sin-eater, supporting his destitute family by ingesting the sins of the royal family. Beasts Made of Night (Razorbill, $17.99) that physically embody his clients’ depravity imbed in Taj’s mind and form tattoos on his body. When he unwittingly becomes entrenched in a conspiracy to destroy Kos, he must decide to fight injustice. Debut author Tochi Onyebuchi creates a unique fantasy with lush detail, Nigerian influences, and underlying themes of betrayal and loyalty. Complex characters, dark magic, and adventure are hallmarks of this spirited tale. Ages 14-18.


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ISBN: 9780448493909
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Razorbill - October 31st, 2017

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