I know, I know, everybody else read NoViolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names ages ago when it was shortlisted for the Booker and won a swag of awards in 2013. 1,328 more words
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We need new names, begins with Darling and her friends Chipo, Stina, Bastard, Spo, and Godknows on their way to steal guavas because they are so hungry. 627 more words
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The story that you have asked me to tell you does not begin with the pitiful ugliness of Lloyd’s death. It begins on a long-ago day in August when the sun seared my blistered face and I was nine years old and my father and mother sold me to a strange man.