Saturday, September 24, 2022

Reviewer: Agatha Aduro

Agatha Aduro is a medical doctor by day and literary doctor every time else. A writer across the genres, her writings have appeared in different online magazines, anthologies and in print. She lives in Minna, Niger State, with family and two lovely dogs. She blogs at lifeandtheotherhalf.wordpress.com, Twitter: @pixiedust318.
By Agatha Aduro Title: Abdilatif Abdalla: Poet in Politics Editors: Rose Marie Beck and Kai Kresse Publisher: Mkuki na Nyota Publishers Ltd Number of pages: 147 Year of publication: 2016 Category: Essays Abdilatif Abdalla: Poet in Politics is...
By Agatha Aduro Title: The Longing of the Dervish Author: Hammour Ziada Translator: Jonathan Wright Publisher: Hoopoe Number of pages: 297 Year of publication: 2016 Category: Fiction What happens when you put a freed slave with strong leanings towards Jihadism and...

A Review of Glowfly Dance

By Agatha Aduro Title: Glowfly Dance Author: Jade Gibson Publisher: Umuzi Number of pages: 438 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Fiction People think that when you are fourteen you...

A Review of Hiding in Plain Sight

By Agatha Aduro Title: Hiding in Plain Sight Author: Nuruddin Farah Publisher: Kwani Trust Number of pages: 322 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Fiction A dream, a premonition and...

Jarring Notes: A Review of Dub Steps

By Agatha Aduro Title: Dub Steps Author: Andrew Miller Publisher: Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd Number of pages: 366 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Fiction Dub Steps is a novel set in a future South Africa....

Forging Oral Tales into Written Stories: A Review of Ekọñ Ñke

By Agatha Aduro Title: Ekọñ Ñke: Our Stories Author: Ini Ite Ubong Publisher: Extra Proff Media Number of pages: 190 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Children For many centuries, the oral art of storytelling was...

The Boy Who Spat in Sargrenti’s Eye: The Lion’s Account of the Hunt

By Agatha Aduro Title: The Boy Who Spat in Sargrenti’s Eye Author: Manu Herbstein Publisher: Techmate Publishers Limited Number of pages: 236 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Young Adult ‘Do you know who Sargrenti...

A Review of The Domestication of Munachi

By Agatha Aduro Title: The Domestication of Munachi Author: Ifesinachi O Okpagu Publisher: Parrésia Publishers Ltd Number of pages: 181 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Fiction ‘For the first time in my adult life,...

A Review of Crossroads: Women Coming of Age in Today’s Uganda

By Agatha Aduro Title: Crossroads: Women Coming of Age in Today’s Uganda Editor: Christopher Conte Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Number of pages: 172 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Essays Christopher Conte is a writer and editor...

Blood, Guts and Gore

By Agatha Aduro Title: A Family Portrait: A Collection of Short Stories from the Breaking the Silence Project Editors: Tsitsi Dangarembga et al Publisher: ICAPA Publishing Year of...

Good Morning or Good Night?: A Review of Zelda la Grange’s Good Morning, Mr Mandela

By Agatha Aduro Title: Good Morning, Mr Mandela Author: Zelda la Grange Publisher: Viking Penguin Number of pages: 368 Year of publication: 2014 Category:...

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