It’s Christmas Eve, a day before Chinny turns twenty-five, and hopes Francis pops the question but he does the opposite that shatters her heart. Chinny curses the Christmas spirit recalling how her brother left home several years and never returned, a past that haunts her throughout the story.
She braces up to life, giving all her attention to her childhood dreams of helping a forgotten segment of her town. This means dining with the devil who used to be her friend. He is scheming and vicious, she is angry and determined, but soon, he’ll let all hell loose on her leaving her life in the balance. Will she survive the fire outbreak and who is the stranger she keeps running into?
This thrilling and utopian mixed tale, evocative of Orwell and Darwin, anticipates a universe of peaceful co-existence, total absence of conflict between man and beasts, making way for overall advancement of life on earth. The language, style, and the plot, as well as the interplay of the characters in this tension-suffused narrative blends to produce a successful otherworldly novella.₦1,000.00₦1,000.00
The Lost Little Masquerade explores the journey of Taju, a six-year-old boy who becomes lost at his first Eyo Festival and is rescued by a policewoman who helps him find his father and the rest of his Eyo group. Through the medium of loss, a topic that resonates with children, and colourful images, the authors show us the beautiful Eyo culture of Lagos, West Africa’s biggest and most vibrant city in all its glory.
A Tiny Place Called Happiness is a brilliant collection of short stories from a vibrant Nigerian voice. This collection of Short Stories explores characters and landscapes, social realities and conversations that are ways in which characters are searching for happiness.
In a landscape of speculative travel, two great ghost are permitted to roam their former home countries and to find out how the world has fared since they left.
Oluwadurotimi Adeyemo brings the character of Awolowo and Lincoln into a conversation through their supernatural travels across the globe.₦1,000.00₦1,000.00