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neon spirits
By Fisayo Talabi
   

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Neon Spirits is a set of short stories written by Fisayo Talabi (author of Heat in the Raindrops, Four, The Cassock and a couple of other books) Synopsis: 1. WHAT YOU DID TO GIRL: A short story about female circumcision in the South-South area of Nigeria. A young girl loses her mother and is taken back to the village to live with her grandmother. Her grandmother and the other women in the village team up to circumcise her when she is caught in the bushes with a boy. 2. PERFORATED WINGS: A young man with a very good job in an International Oil Company resigns from his job to pursue his dream of becoming a music business owner. His wife who is used to the luxurious life can not come to terms with the new status. 3. THESE USUAL CHOICES: A young woman is introduced to a man who is based in London and is ready to get married. He wants a quick wedding. She agrees to this with the hope of joining him abroad. This does not materialize. 4. FOOTPRINTS FROM BENEATH: Ekeoma is a widow who has just lost her husband to an accident. Her husband was a wealthy business man. She joins forces with the family lawyer to protect his estate from his family considering that he died without a will and a child. 5. THE REST ROOM: The usual stories that sell are marriages that have gone sour. This is a short story of a couple who can not get over each other. They have a perfect marriage. A perfect marriage is possible. Noticed an error in this book? Send a mail to flag@okadabooks.com to report it

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