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Seeing off Kisses and Other Stories

seeing off kisses and other stories

3 reads

Seeing off Kisses and Other Stories are stories set in Nigeria which illustrate the bittersweet nature of romance. They include stories about a reunion of a couple after a long absence, the decay of a once-healthy relationship and a how a young boy plucks up the courage to approach the girl of his dreams - stories that all show the amazing variety of outcomes when relationships are started....

Reflections of Sunshine

reflections of sunshine

5 reads

Reflections of Sunshine is a moving, elegantly written, incredibly insightful collection of stories that explore interpersonal relationships, loss, pain, and family - a man in coming of age feels he has to kill his brother, a couple cannot have children leading to cracks, a young woman mourns a crumbling engagement, a son has to take action as extended family squabble over his dead father's property, a young man pines for lost love and a young woman puts her own choice above that of her mother....

Rachel Academy Heroes and Other Stories are stories

rachel academy heroes and other stories are stories

2 reads

Rachel Academy Heroes and Other Stories are stories set in Nigeria about heroism in different forms. Heroism in the face of danger, as a teacher single-handedly spearheads the resistance to a militant group's attack on his school. Heroism in defending a peoples' right to exist peacefully in spite of military action against them. Even heroism in spite of the possibility of being the victim of a witch's spell. These are stories that will warm your heart with the courage of their characters....

Wiping Halima's Tears and Other Stories

wiping halima's tears and other stories

7 reads

Wiping Halima's Tears and Other Stories is a collection of Nigerian short stories centered around the themes of sadness, regret and heartbreak. The tales are rich in variety; they range from a child being forced into an early marriage to a would-be emigrant seeking greener pastures. But the one thing they share in common is a capacity to touch the wellspring of compassion in you....

Love's Beginning

love's beginning

93 reads

In her first year in University, Efe Sagay meets the love of her life, her soul mate, the person she wants to spend the rest of her life with...Kevwe Mukoro. And the feelings were mutual as Kevwe goes out of his way to woo her and make her his. The plan was that as soon as Efe graduated, they would get married. This was the dream and this was the goal for the young lovers. But real life doesn't always see things the way we do. For some people, Kevwe and Efe's love is taboo, and they will do whatever it takes to see them break up. Who are these people? Love's Beginning is a touching and emotional book that looks at life and love through the prism of university education including the influence of secret cults, inter-tribal conflict and parental interference....