Books Of August – With A Lot Of Spice!

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Hey Guys, Welcome to August! It has been way too long since I’ve been here… way too long. It’s hard to believe it’s August already isn’t it? Or is that just me? Are you as excited at the idea of new Nigerian books coming into your life this month? My admiration for Lesley Nneka Arimah was fully expressed in April. And I have carefully avoided reading any of the other stories in this collection till Farafina brings it within reach. It really does feel like Farafina announced they would be publishing this book a lifetime ago. Is that a grey hair […]

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Book Review – And After Many Days

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And After Many Days by Johwor Ile Published by: Kachifo Farafina Date of Publication: 2016 Genre: Fiction Pages: 287 Source: Bought Get the book Blurb And After Many Days is a novel of childhood, of the delicate complex balance of power and love between siblings; the unique ecosystem of a family. It is also a portrait of a society, as the old world gives way to a new status quo. A novel of quiet, devastating force, And After Many Days holds at its centre a profound story of life, loss and becoming. My Thoughts “When misfortune befalls you, people secretly blame you… People can’t help it. They […]

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