From the worldwide bestseller Samit Basu, an exuberant new sci-fi journey with coronary heart that reads like a mixture of Aladdin and Murderbot – with gloriously chaotic outcomes…
We’re delighted to share the quilt of Samit Basu Shantiport’s Jinn-Botto be revealed on October 3 by Tordotcom Publishing.
“Shantiport’s Jinn-Bot East Aladdin such as you’ve by no means seen earlier than. Samit Basu skillfully weaves a story that sparkles with the wondrous and wild potentialities of Aladdin within the area. It is a wild, enjoyable and exhilarating journey with an enormous coronary heart. —Tasha Suri, award-winning writer of Jasmine’s Throne
Shantiport was meant to be a gateway to the celebs. However the metropolis is sinking and its settler leaders are serving to nobody however themselves.
Lina, a daughter of failed revolutionaries, has no need to flee from Shantiport. She loves her city and would do something to save lots of its individuals. That is, in truth, the plan of his life, made even earlier than he was born.
His brother, Bador, is a little bit robotic monkey with an enormous perspective and greater ambitions. He needs an opportunity to go away this lifeless finish planet and discover the universe as he pleases. However that may imply abandoning the household he loves, even when they take him with no consideration.
When Shantiport’s resident tech billionaire coerces Lina into retrieving a robust artifact believed to be able to reshaping actuality, forces from earlier than their time start to coalesce across the siblings. And while you add a sentient, out-of-this-world piece of expertise with the flexibility to grant three needs into the combo… Not one of the metropolis’s powers will know what hit them.
“A massively exuberant mixture of top-notch storytelling, gleeful mockery and endearing characters that we care about desperately. Basu performs with tropes and has enjoyable with storytelling, whereas on the identical time inform a heartfelt story with excessive stakes and thrilling motion. Essentially the most enjoyable I’ve had with SF in ages. “-KJ Charles, writer of the lord magpie
Samit Basu (he/him) is an Indian novelist. He has revealed a number of novels in a spread of speculative genres, all critically acclaimed and best-selling in India, starting with The Simoqin Prophecies (2003). The town inside was shortlisted (as chosen minds) for the JCB Prize, India’s high literary award. He additionally works as a director-screenwriter (Netflix, 2019), comedian e book writer and columnist. He lives in Delhi, Mumbai and on the web. Twitter: @samitbasu, Instagram: @samitbasu
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