by Oyinkan Braithwaite
This is my (first) book for Popsugar prompt 32: An author from Africa
I must admit I am not sure that Braithwaite meets this requirement as the only bio info I can find on her starts with being at a British university.
So I am not sure if she is Nigerian or British
But the book is clearly Nigeria in setting and voice.
I liked this book a lot. It is funny and witty and really quite dark. While it is easy to read it is not a a superficial story. There are all sorts of interesting comments on society, gender expectations, family links and the secrets we keep out of love and fear.
I found this book an interesting mix of completely believable and quite ridiculous – often exactly the same scene being both at the same time.
I’d read something else by this author very happily
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