Friday, December 2, 2022

Fiction

By Vuyo Mzini Title: An Orchestra of Minorities Author: Chigozie Obioma Publisher: Parrésia Publishers Ltd Number of pages: 512 Year of publication: 2019 Category: Fiction The film, Joker, released in 2019 and starring Joaquin Phoenix, portrays the descent...
By Vuyo Mzini Title: The Forest Dames Author: AdaOkere Agbasimalo Publisher: Parrésia Publishers Ltd Number of pages: 303 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Fiction AdaOkere Agbasimalo’s book, published in 2014 and titled The Forest Dames, is a fictional rendition of events that occurred...

Enemies Within: A Review of Kọ́lá Akínlàdé’s Ta L’olè Ajọ́mọgbé?

By Ayodele Ibiyemi  Title: Ta L’olè Ajọ́mọgbé? Author: Kọ́lá Akínlàdé Publisher: University Press PLC Number of pages: 151 Year of publication: 1992 Category: Fiction Kọ́lá Akínlàdé’s novel, Ta L’olè...

Tori Don Worhwor

By Adebiyi Olusolape Title: Sozaboy Author: Ken Saro-Wiwa Publisher: Saros International Publishers Number of pages: 186 Year of publication: 1985 Category: Fiction At the end of the novel Sozaboy, the protagonist, the man-child...

Better than Anything: Sally Andrew’s Story of Love and Food

By Vuyo Mzini Title: Death on the Limpopo Author: Sally Andrew Publisher: Umuzi Number of pages: 414 Year of publication: 2019 Category: Fiction The first...

Lady Na Master: A Review of Makwala, E E Sule’s Novel of Complexities

By Vuyo Mzini Title: Makwala Author: E E Sule Publisher: Parrésia Publishers Ltd Number of pages: 326 Year of publication: 2018 Category: Fiction In a 2013...

Of Tragedy and Comedy: A Review of Youssef Fadel’s A Beautiful White Cat Walks with Me

By Nureni Ibrahim  Title: A Beautiful White Cat Walks with Me Author: Youssef Fadel Translator: Alexander E Elinson Publisher: Hoopoe Number of pages: 220 Year...

Nigerium: An Inevitable End

By Munah Nicola Tarpeh Title: We Won’t Fade into Darkness Author: T J Benson  Publisher: Parrésia Publishers Ltd Number of pages: 138 Year of publication: 2018 Category: Fiction ‘Gone are the days...

Identity in Fishere’s Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge

By Ofuonyeadi Chukwudumebi Mercy Title: Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge Author: Ezzedine C Fishere Translator: John Peate Publisher: Hoopoe Number of pages: 163 Year of publication: 2017 Category: Fiction Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge...

Fragments We Can Barely Piece Together

By Timi Odueso Title: Cigarette Number Seven Author: Donia Kamal Translator: Nariman Youssef Publisher: Hoopoe Number of pages: 191 Year of publication: 2018 Category: Fiction ‘Nothing...

The Girl Who Refused to Inherit Her Mother’s Silence

By Ayodele Ibiyemi  Title: The Open Door Author: Latifa al-Zayyat Translator: Marilyn Booth Publisher: Hoopoe Number of pages: 383 Year of publication: 2017 Category: Fiction The Open Door begins with a protest by...

Who Is to Blame?

By Omotola Otubela Title: Bled Dry Author: Abdelilah Hamdouchi Translator: Benjamin Smith Publisher: Hoopoe Number of pages: 242 Year of publication: 2017 Category: Fiction In...

Tales of the African Experience

By Nureni Ibrahim  Title: The Sea Has Drowned the Fish Editors: Mamle Kabu and Martin Egblewogbe Publisher: Techmate Publishers and Writers Project of Ghana ...

Cutting Culture Off: A Review of Mary Karooro Okurut’s The Switch

By Timi Odueso Title: The Switch Author: Mary Karooro Okurut Publisher: FEMRITE Publications Limited Number of pages: 211 Year of publication: 2016 Category: Fiction ‘Culture can be...

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