The Missing Clock is an award-winning out-of-Africa reversal-of-fortune (ROF) story for Children and Young Adults. It won The Nigeria Prize for Literature, the biggest literary award on the continent, in 2011. In the words of the Panel of Judges: “A gifted storyteller, Mai Nasara explores the consciousness, emotions and actions of a child in a fascinating narrative distinguished by the simplicity of its themes, ideas, language and style. "Indeed, this is a lovable and credible novel that endorses family cohesion and responsible parenting that would guide children to become imaginative, well-motivated and balanced individuals…”
This is a story about a girl who lived in the village and wanted to go to the city. Where would she find her true source of beauty?