The World We Make by N.K. Jemisin review - A wicked and daring fantasy tale that lingers in the mind

By Penelope Cottier
March 11 2023 - 12:00am
  • The World We Make, by N.K. Jemisin. Orbit, $32.99.

N. K. Jemisin's The World We Make is set in New York City, where avatars represent the boroughs, from the Bronx to Manhattan. Even Staten Island has an avatar, although her relationship with the rest of New York is problematic. Avatars have managed to fend off the ongoing efforts of an evil entity called the Woman in White (no relation to Wilkie Collins) but new dangers constantly emerge.

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