Time of the Locust: A Novel

Time of the Locust: A Novel

A deeply imaginative debut novel about a family in crisis, Time of the Locust “deftly brings together the fantastic and the realistic, and touches on a variety of issues, from politics, race, and murder to disability, domestic tragedy, and myth…[and] spins them with gold and possibility” (The Washington Post).

Sephiri is an autistic boy who lives in a world of his own making, where he dwells among imagined sea creatures that help him process information in the… (more)

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In her pensive first novel, “Time of the Locust,” Morowa Yejidé, a native of the District, offers an original take on the disorder — as a symbol of generational loss and imprisonment of body, mind and soul.

An unusual, overemphatic but persuasively committed parable of time and transfiguration.


Book Details  


Publisher: Atria Books (June 10, 2014)

Collection: Atria Books

Parent ISBN: 9781476731360

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 3 MB

Language: English


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