A young man decides to visit Nigeria after years of absence. Ahead lies the difficult journey back to the family house and all its memories; meetings with childhood friends and above all, facing up to the paradox of Nigeria, whose present is as burdened by the past as it is facing a new future.
Kingsley is fresh out of university, eager to find an engineering job so he can support his family and marry the girl of his dreams. Being the opara of the family, he is entitled to certain privileges – a piece of meat in his egusi soup, a party to celebrate his graduation. But times are hard in Nigeria and jobs are not easy to come by.
Some Fantasies are best left alone. Read my review of Helen Oyeyemi’s critically acclaimed novel ‘Mr Fox’
I started blogging to read more books by Nigerian Authors and these are 5 books I would like to start with.
Today is a very special date to me , so I decided to take a look back at interesting events that occurred on this day. There are quite a number of things that have happened on May 18 since man started recording events (duh!) but i have settled for the events that i found either noteworthy or very juicy. Enjoy. 1593 Thomas Kyd’s accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.