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Book Review: The Path Which Shapes Us by Lazola Pambo
3 years ago

Book Review: The Path Which Shapes Us by Lazola Pambo

The Path Which Shapes Us is a novel by South African novelist Lazola Pambo. The book follows the life of the protagonist, Clifford Malothi, an orphaned boy that was adopted …
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Book Review: Minaret
5 years ago

Book Review: Minaret

Minaret by Leila Aboulela

Published: 2005

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

Pages: 288

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Book Review: The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta
5 years ago

Book Review: The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta

‘Always remember that you are mine,’ says Aku-nna’s father before he dies. But as Aku-nna approaches womanhood her ambitious uncle makes plans to marry her off for a …
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A good novel shouldn’t have a point: A review of Teju Cole’s Open City
6 years ago

A good novel shouldn’t have a point: A review of Teju Cole’s Open City

Although Open City is his first novel, Teju Cole is no stranger to the world. Undoubtedly a multitalented artist, he regularly contributes to The New Yorker and the …
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When a book feels too familiar: A review of Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah
6 years ago

When a book feels too familiar: A review of Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah

It’s 9 p.m. on a chilly fall evening. You are knackered from your four-hour shift at the library circulation desk and all you want to do is watch …
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