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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Fiction

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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Uncle Femi Came to Visit
6 years ago

Uncle Femi Came to Visit

“E shi ‘lekun Baba!”  The old woman called out from the brick-walled house that towered over my weatherworn shack. A relic of British colonial times, the house, complete …
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Learning from Dystopian Novels: A Review of Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death
6 years ago

Learning from Dystopian Novels: A Review of Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death

Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor is a frightening novel, frightening in the way that novels like Animal Farm by George Orwell have lingered in my mind with …
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