The Chaos
The Chaos
The Chaos

The Chaos

  • Publish Date: 2013-03-05
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Nalo Hopkinson
Regular price $31.42 Sale price $14.24

Navigate between myth and chaos in this journey filled with peril, self-discovery, and terrifying moments (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

Sixteen-year-old Scotch struggles to fit inat home shes the perfect daughter, at school shes provocatively sassy, and thanks to her mixed heritage, she doesnt feel she belongs with the Caribbeans, whites, or blacks. And even more troubling, lately her skin is becoming covered in a sticky black substance that cant be removed. While trying to cope with this creepiness, she goes out with her brotherand he disappears. A mysterious bubble of light just swallows him up, and Scotch has no idea how to find him. Soon, the Chaos that has claimed her brother affects the city at large, until it seems like everyone is turning into crazy creatures. Scotch needs to get to the bottom of this supernatural situation ASAP before the Chaos consumes everything shes ever knownand she knows that the black shadowy entity thats begun trailing her every move is probably not going to help.

A blend of fantasy and Caribbean folklore, at its heart this tale is about identity and self acceptancebecause only by acknowledging her imperfections can Scotch hope to save her brother.

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