Babel by R.F. Kuang

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Cover of Babel by R.F. Kuang
Author(s) R.F. Kuang
Published September 1, 2022
Publisher Harper Voyager
Genre(s) Fantasy
Age group Adult

Babel (also published as Babel, or The Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution) by R.F. Kuang is an adult historical fantasy novel, originally published on September 1, 2022.

Trigger Warnings

  • Alcohol
  • Assault
  • Blood
  • Child abuse
  • Death of a parent
  • Drugs
  • Emesis
  • Fire
  • Gun violence
  • Misogyny
  • Murder
  • Needles
  • Racism
  • Religion
  • Sexism
  • Sexual harassment
  • Slavery
  • Torture
  • Violence


An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.

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  • Magical realism