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Women Are Different by Flora Nwapa

Date Read: June 10th 2014

Published: 1992

Publisher: Africa World Press (African Women Writers Series)

Pages: 138

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"Wedding Song” ni Naguib Mahfouz (Review)

Sariling pagkakaunawa ni: Jazzel Ann Dela Cruz

            Ang nobelang “Wedding Song” ni Naguib Mahfouz ay isang napakasalimuot na akda para sa akin. Ipinakita ng nobelang ito ang pangit na reyalidad ng buhay. 626 more words


What Is The Worth of A Critic? – Thoughts Upon Reading For The Golden Baobab Prize 2014

During my time away from this page a couple of weeks back, I had been thinking: What Is the Worth of A Critic? This thought may have first come to me when I was asked to be a part of the reading team for this year’s… 744 more words


Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“What is it with you Americans and race?” my friend Fatima asked me one day over lunch. 864 more words


Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Publisher: Anchor Canada (April 21, 2009)
Pages 224
ISBN13: 9780385667838

Reviewer: Kevin
Recommendation: 4/5

From Goodreads
THINGS FALL APART tells two overlapping, intertwining stories, both of which center around Okonkwo, a “strong man” of an Ibo village in Nigeria. 359 more words



I read “Half of a Yellow Sun” for the first time in 2009, it was a book by Nigerian born author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and this marked the beginning of my love affair with her writing. 691 more words

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Clear as skies have ever been,
Then stirred a slight breeze.
Gently woke a dusty scene,
Helpless pedestrians sneeze.

A clouds’ parade is called;
Smoky pawns first appear. 97 more words