Book Review – The Wrestling Match

The Wrestling Match - Buchi Emecheta - NGERIAN BOOKS -African Literature - Homeland Reviews

“The men in the compound helped Okei to dress up. He only wore a plain pair of shorts and a pair of colourful plimsolls to match. But on top of this, he had several charms slung around his neck. One of them was made with crocodile teeth, to prevent him from becoming breathless. Another was from nut kernels, to harden him like nuts which are hard to crack. His face […]

Continue Reading

Book Review – The Book Of Memory

The book of memory - Book review - Petina Gappah - Inspirit Pages - Homeland Reviews - Naijabookworm

“As murungudunhu, I am a black woman who is imbued not with the whiteness of murungu, of privilege, but of dunhu, of ridicule and fakery, a ghastly whiteness” I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, not only for the funny bits but for the issues it addressed. inspirit_pages A young lady with a passion for reading, on a quest to discover awesome books and introduce them to you.

Continue Reading