262pp., paperback, London, 2015
A satire about a 33-year-old Lagosian man who wakes up one morning to discover he now has white skin, green eyes and red hair.
A. Igoni Barrett was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, in 1979 and lives in Lagos. His short story collection, Love is Power, or Something Like That, was published in 2013. Blackass is his first novel.