Coming Of Age Fiction

City of Memories by Richard Ali

By Richard Ali

urban of thoughts follows 4 characters negotiating the impact of assorted traumas. Towering above them is the tale of Ummi al-Qassim, a princess of Bolewa, and the feud that attended her love-first for a nobleman, then for a poet-a feud that bequeaths her with insanity and loss of life. All 4 are bracketed by way of the trendy urban of Jos in imperative Nigeria, the place political supremacy and perverse parental love turn into causes for an ethno-religious eruption calculated to smash the Nigeria State.

Show description

Read or Download City of Memories PDF

Best coming of age fiction books

Schutzgebiet (German Edition)

1913. In der abgeschiedenen Festung Benesi in der deutsch-afrikanischen Kolonie Tola hat das Schicksal eine bunte Schar glücksuchender Auswanderer zusammengewürfelt: Den Holzhändler Gerber, den die Hoffnung auf neue Reichtümer in diese gottverlassene Gegend geführt hat. Seine Schwester, die schöne und geheimnisvolle Käthe, der nach einer Scheidung die Rückkehr nach Deutschland unmöglich ist.

Meeting Dennis Wilson - Complete Edition

Whole unmarried quantity constrained variation of the seven-book serialized novel. 15 12 months previous softball pitcher (and seashore Boys fan) Margo LeDoux has a overwhelm on seashore Boys drummer Dennis Wilson, and needs to satisfy him, yet her boyfriend, Scott, doesn’t rather just like the concept (“I don’t wish you runnin’ off and bein’ a few groupie!

The Appalachian: A Novel

On the age of 128, Carlton Jeffries unearths himself with a different contrast. He’s the single closing child boomer—a new release raised opposed to a backdrop of dramatic social switch. yet within the 12 months 2087, hardly ever whatever is still of the unconventional principles and goals the boomers delivered to lifestyles. Left with not anything yet an easy tumble-down protect on Maine’s Appalachian path, Jeffries takes a second to mirror on his lengthy and turbulent existence and the way the realm has developed towards its present state—from the political fracture of the U.S. to inevitable social and weather swap.

A Love Like Blood

Part Somali and Cuban, 17-year previous Carsten Tynes, offers with the intricacies of race, Americanism, syncretism, and sexuality lower than the abusive hand of his father in A Love Like Blood. Carsten’s digicam is the thread that slowly unravels his courting together with his father and divulges the unseen global of fellows who circulate at evening.

Additional info for City of Memories

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.86 of 5 – based on 9 votes