Tiny Sunbirds Far Away

CD - unabridged
(10 CDs)
Product Number: CX2271
Released: 01 Apr, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471236532
Narrator(s): Adjoa Andoh
Publisher: W F Howes
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Description

Blessing and her brother Ezikiel adore their larger-than-life father, their glamorous mother and their comfortable life in Lagos. But all that changes when their father leaves them for another woman. Their mother is fired from her job and soon they have to quit their air-conditioned apartment to go and live with their grandparents in a compound in the Niger Delta. Adapting to life with a poor countryside family is a shock beyond measure.

Author(s): Christie Watson
Original Publish Date: 01 Apr, 2013

Professional reviews

"Winner of the Costa First Novel Award, Tiny Sunbirds Far Away is a hilarious and poignant novel set in Nigeria ‘Absorbing and passionate’ GUARDIAN ‘Skilfully treading the fine line between gritty hardship and homespun warmth...Christie Watson's affecting but unsentimental debut earns its place in the sun’ INDEPENDENT"

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