Akwaeke Emezi Book: The Death of Vivek Oji tells a story of a Nigerian childhood and the struggle between freedom and love. Exploring tensions and the fears of an overprotective mother. Teeming with unforgettable characters whose lives have been shaped by Vivek’s gentle and enigmatic spirit, it shares with us a Nigerian childhood that challenges expectations. This novel, and its celebration of the innocence and optimism of youth, will touch all those who embrace it.
Abi Daré, the author of ‘The Girl with the Louding Voice’ grew up in Lagos, Nigeria and has lived in the UK for eighteen years. She studied law at the University of Wolverhampton and has an M.Sc. in International Project Management from Glasgow Caledonian University as well as an MA in Creative Writing at Birkbeck University of London. Here’s the Girl with the Louding Voice book summary by Abi Daré.