This is missing persons case, that rapidly transforms to probable serial killer/ murder mystery. It wasn’t obvious or difficult to ascertain what was the link between the missing girls and I got it before it was spelt out, but that didn’t make the plot or pace any less interesting.
Monthly Archive: October 2019
This New York City is fully realised, vibrant and throbbing awaiting its birth, whilst the villains are doing their utmost to ensure it doesn’t happen.
A story about twins growing up, the change it brings, gaining independence, resilience and finding out who you while on a rescue mission in their ‘it’s not made up but real’ imaginary world.
I hope that I was able to adequately convey my sentiments on this beautiful depiction of an universal human trait: the lies we tell to feel better about ourselves. It was a masterful insight into a realised person and wider community, truly a great read on so many levels.
It is difficult to have enjoyed a book so much but be unable to articulate that in words.
The Thing Around Your Neck is a collection of short stories exploring the lives of Nigerians at home and abroad. Proving a touching, insightful, raw in places and agonising in others read.
An American Marriage is an exquisitely tender illustration of the complexity of marriage and family.
Beneath the humour there are serious themes at play, it deftly masks the undercurrent of distress that is revealed subtly throughout the novel to explain why Ayoola kills and Korede doesn’t condone but neither exposes her. It really gets to the heart of the sibling relationship – the expectation of what you should, could and must do for family.