Afrofuturism Meets a Classic in Last Count of Monte Cristo

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The author, Ayize Jama-Everett, believes that according to his biography, “the narratives of our time dictate the realities of the future,” and frequently incorporates themes of found family, survivalism, and “irrational optimism” into his writing. Illustrator Tristan Roach is an award-winning artist from Barbados and brings the lived experiences of Dumas’ upbringing to the pages.

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