Richard Ugbede Ali

Lola Shoneyin’s world is her portrait of Arachne’s web and it is no more the fault of the butterfly that is caught in than it is the slipup of the spider that spins than it is of the eye that sees all and retains the picture in mind, in print, for posterity. This book makes it into the pack of just a few books published over the last decade that are, without doubt, authentically Nigerian.

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