TOP 10 NIGERIAN BOOKS THAT REMINDS YOU OF CHILDHOOD THAT WILL MAKE YOU LAUGH

TOP 10 NIGERIAN BOOKS THAT REMINDS YOU OF CHILDHOOD THAT WILL MAKE YOU LAUGH

TOP 10 NIGERIAN BOOKS THAT REMINDS YOU OF CHILDHOOD THAT WILL MAKE YOU LAUGH If you were one of those born in the 80s and 90s, books were your everything, your escape from boredom, your companion. It was like a competition. You wanted to be among those who had read certain books and brag about it. As we grow older, it’s easy to forget how important it is to keep reading. We tend to forget how our lives were positively affected by reading. We seem to have lost that excitement and pleasure we derived from reading. Since the arrival of mobile and smart phones, reading has begun fading from our culture and children are concentrating more on keeping up with the trends on social media. Here are some memorable Nigerian literature books that kept 90s children company 1. The gods are not to blame by Ola Rotimi The novel is set in an indeterminate period of a Yoruba kingdom. It is dramatic tale of a man named Odewale who was born with a destiny he tried to run away from.   2. Eze goes to school by Onuora Nzekwu and Michael CrowderIt was one of the popular literatures back in the day. It portrays the life of a typical Nigerian community and inspiring determination in the face of chal

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REVIEW OF “SORROW’S JOY” A PASSAGE THROUGH CANCER. BY OGOCHUKWU .P.

REVIEW OF “SORROW’S JOY” A PASSAGE THROUGH CANCER. BY OGOCHUKWU .P.

“Sorrow’s Joy” A passage through cancer by Ogochukwu Promise  was published by book craft Africa in 2015. The novel let’s us into the unspoken feelings of cancer patients through the eyes of the character of Sefi Atufe. Sefi Atufe is a happily married mother of two who has just discovered that she has cervical cancer at the peak of her prime. An ailment she watched her mother die from. In order to be able to fully grasp her predicament; she is forced to revisit her past and thereby letting us into her dysfunctional family. She sulks, breaks down in tears, hallucinates and woo’s death. During one of her episodes, she takes us down memory lane to her childhood misadventures which led her to loose her virginity to Kadiri. A promiscuous young teenager at a very young age. She goes further to tell us about her randy father who left her mother for another woman and also her mother who collected semen for diabolical purpose and was believed to be a drug baron. She also talks about AYO her brother who becomes heavily affected by her parents lifestyle and therefore lives a reckless lifestyle. This lifestyle accounts for the distance between them. Sefi Atufe  introduces us to

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