Saturday, September 24, 2022

Fiction

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...

In Praise of Death: An Existentialist Reading of Smithereens of Death

By Richard Oduor Oduku Title: Smithereens of Death Author: Olubunmi Familoni Publisher: WriteHouse Collective, Ibadan, Nigeria Number of pages: 124 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Fiction ‘Life is about death; tiny...

A Review of John Habwe’s Kovu Moyoni (‘Scar in the Heart’)

By Redscar McOdindo K’Oyuga Title: Kovu Moyoni Author: John Habwe Publisher: Bookmark Africa Number of pages: 154 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Fiction Kovu Moyoni (translates loosely as ‘Scar in the...

Plumbing the Unfathomable

By Tinuke Adeyi Title: Terra Incognita: New Short Speculative Stories from Africa Editor: Nerine Dorman Publisher: Short Story Day Africa Number of pages: 278 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Fiction If,...

These Streets: Our Slum Dwellers Demand the Key to the City

By Emeka Ugwu Title: True Citizen Author: Oduor Jagero Publisher: KoaMedia Number of pages: 248 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Fiction ‘The street hadn’t changed. And I was raised on these...

The Pyramid of Askia Burtune: An Example of a Bad Book

By Tọ́pẹ́ Salaudeen-Adégòkè Title: The Pyramid of Askia Burtune Author: Aminu Hamajoda Publisher: Fasihan Nigeria Limited Number of pages: 290 Year of publication: 2014 ...

The Maestro, The Magistrate & The Mathematician, or the Lonely Scotlanders

By Dami Ajayi Title: The Maestro, The Magistrate & The Mathematician Author: Tendai Huchu Publisher: ‘amaBooks Number of pages: 273 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Fiction Zimbabwean writer, Tendai Huchu’s second book,...

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