Books by Akwaeke Emezi (4)


1.

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
A National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Honoree Finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award for a Debut Novel Shortlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize ANew York Times Notable Book One of the most highly praised novels of the year, the debut from an astonishing young writer,Freshwater tells the story of Ada, an unusual child who is a source of deep concern to her southern Nigerian family. Young Ada is troubled, prone to violent fits. Born "with one foot on the other side," she begins to develop separate selves within her as she grows into adulthood. And when she travels to America for ... continue

2.

Pet by Akwaeke Emezi EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by The New York Times • Time • Buzzfeed • NPR • New York Public Library • Publishers Weekly • School Library Journal A genre-defying novel from the award-winning author NPR describes as “like [Madeline] L’Engle…glorious.” A singular book that explores themes of identity and justice. Pet is here to hunt a monster. Are you brave enough to look? There are no monsters anymore, or so the children in the city of Lucille are taught. Jam and her best... continue

3.

The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi EN

Rating: 4 (9 votes)
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
"A tender, potent, and compulsively readable novel of a Nigerian-Indian family and the deeply held secret that tests their traditions and bonds"--

4.

You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty : A Novel by Akwaeke Emezi EN

Rating: 5 (3 votes)
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
Feyi Adekola feels every time she locks eyes with the one person in the house who is most definitely off-limits. Who is she ready to become? Can she release her past and honor her grief while still embracing her future? And, of course, there's the biggest question of all-how far is she willing to go for a second chance at love?