Oil on Water by Helon Habila

Oil on Water

In the oil-rich and environmentally devastated Nigerian Delta, the wife of a British oil executive has been kidnapped. Two journalists—a young upstart, Rufus, and a once-great, now disillusioned veteran, Zaq—are sent to find her. In a story rich with atmosphere and taut with suspense, Oil on Water explores the conflict between idealism and cynical disillusionment in a journey full of danger and unintended consequences.

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Blogger Recognition Award

Blogger Recognition Award

Finally!!! I missed this space. I know it’s only been a week since I posted any thing new but it feels like a month. My absence wasn’t voluntary, I just found myself without the time to put anything coherent up. Don’t get me wrong, it was a great week but I have decided to put the ‘schedule’ option to use from now on. So, I was nominated for this award last week (making this a really late post…) by the incredible Kelly of theintrovertmomblog, it’s interesting how you can feel a connection with someone living on the other side of […]

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My mind: A reality show?

My mind a reality show

I sometimes imagine what a reality show of my life would look like. In fact, for about 3 months in 2008, during the time I was supposed to be preparing for my A-levels exam (I say supposed because I pretty much spent a year goofing off). I was sure someone had installed cameras in my room, I was constantly being filmed and I was playing to an audience. In fact, for about 3 months in 2008, during the time I was supposed to be preparing for my A-levels exam. I say supposed because I pretty much spent a year goofing off. I was […]

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