Jessica FitzPatrick reviews the last two books in Tade Thompson's Wormwood Trilogy.
Jessica FitzPatrick conducts research at the confluence of postcolonial theory, speculative fiction studies, spatial studies, and new media creation. She regularly teaches courses about Science Fiction and Narrative & Technology. Her current projects include the book project, Hacking the Future: the Space and Place of Earth in Postcolonial Science Fiction, and digital and public humanities ventures like the Secret Pittsburgh Digital Guidebook, which exhibits student-generated explorations of Pittsburgh sites and stories.
Tade Thompson’s “Rosewater” is a hard-boiled alien invasion novel that investigates the perils and opportunities of inescapable networked connection.