Written words can also sing. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
African love stories? Is that not some kind of anomaly? This radical collection of short stories, most published in this edition for the first time, aims to debunk the myth about African women as impoverished helpless victims.
A review by Darkowaa of AfricanBookAddict.com
The first day I saw her was like any other. I was playing tennis with my friend Kunle at the country club when she passed by with an infant in her arms… [5mins]
The air was filled with dust, as the cars whizzed past the road to the Sumila Village. Children were playing by the roadside as it was the August holidays… [2mins]
In collaboration with Bahati Books.
Naa Adoley sat with her head down, fanning herself furiously with her Kente embroided fan. She heard the funeral criers in clear warbling tones behind her, competing with each other to be the loudest…[2mins]
Mama will wake up at 5:00 am like she usually does, ahead of everyone else so she can prepare breakfast. I will hear the “chrrrrrr” of sausages hitting hot oil and try to give myself hope, after all I’m in a family that can afford sausages for breakfast… [2mins]