Say You’re One Of Them

SKU: RYLB10125

Say You’re One of Them is an absorbing and, at times, disturbing read. Akpan gives voice to African child protagonists from different religious and cultural backgrounds.

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Nothing interests Maman today, not even Jean, her favourite child … She acts dumb, bewitched, like a goat that the neighborhood children have fed sorghum beer.’

These extraordinary stories centre on African conflicts as seen through the eyes of children and describes their resilience and endurance in heartbreaking detail. From child trafficking to inter-religious conflicts, Uwem Akpan reveals in beautiful prose the resilience and endurance of children faced with the harsh consequences of deprivation and terror.