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The Famished Road is an original that sets out, not to tell a conventional story, but rather to plan and clarify a whole lifestyle and a whole perspective of Africa, where myths are real, the dead are ever-present and the line among dream and the truth is obscured
Set in an anonymous African villager, Nigerian creator Ben Okris novel The Famished Road (1991) recounts the narrative of Azaro who is a spirit child or abiku, a term used to portray a kid who is bound to die prior to arriving at adolescence.
Written by Okon E Essien and published in Ibadan: Daystar Press, 1986. The Ibibio people are people found in southern Nigeria. They are frequently found in Akwa Ibom and Cross River. They are associated with the Annang, and Efik people.
Consisting of 320 interesting pages and published by Algonquin Books on April 1, 2012, this book was written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, one of the most vital and original novelists of her generation. This book is about fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja who lives an advantaged life in Enugu, Nigeria.
The book - We Should All Be Feminists can be read as a preliminary to get women's liberation.
While the writer shares her experiences of confronting gender-based discrimination and those of her loved ones in Nigeria, the issues introduced in the book are as yet general in the sense, individuals across the world can identify with them.
The two aspects of the books that I have basically centered on in this review are: the stereotypical idea of feminism and the word feminist; and the process of normalization.
Different issues talked about by the creator are: invisibilization, pay gap, raising young ladies and young men in an unexpected way, culture and gender.
Searing and profound, suffused with magnificence, distress, and yearning, these stories map, with Adichie's unique enthusiastic insight, the crash of two societies and the profoundly human battle to accommodate them.
The Thing Around Your Neck is a resonating affirmation of the enormous scholarly powers of one of our most fundamental essayists.
From the award winning creator of We Should All Be Feminists - the story is about the narrative of two Nigerians advancing in the U.S. also, the UK, bringing up widespread issues of race, having a place, the abroad experience for the African diaspora, and the quest for identity and a home.
Ifemelu and Obinze are youthful and in love when they left military-administered Nigeria for the West. Delightful, confident Ifemelu sets out toward America, where regardless of her scholarly achievement, she is compelled to wrestle with being dark for the first time.
Calm, smart Obinze had would have liked to join her, however with post-9/11 America closed to him, he rather dives into a risky, undocumented life in London.
After fifteen years, they rejoin in a recently democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion for one another and for their country.