Saturday, 16 April 2016

REVIEW: DAUGHTERS WHO WALK THIS PATH

Author: Yejide Kilanko

Genre: Novel

My Rating: 3 | 3.5 Stars

Year of Publication: 2012

Number of Pages: 329

SUMMARY
Spirited and intelligent, Morayo grows up surrounded by school friends and family in Ibadan. There is Eniayo, her adoring little sister- for whose sake their middle-class parents fight stigmatising superstition- and a large extended family of cousins and aunts who sometimes make Morayo's home their own. A shameful secret forced upon her by Bros T, her cousin, thrusts Morayo into a web of oppressive silence woven by the adults around her. Morayo must learn to fiercely protect herself  and her sister as young women growing up in a complex and politically charged country.

"Who is the raffia strand to question the basket weaver?"- Morenike, Daughters Who Walk This Path

MY VERDICT
This story was one I liked, it wasn't so spectacular, but I can say I smiled quite a few times while reading it. The quotes at the beginning of each chapther were nice . Some events that took place were quite predictable, but the story was decent . A lot of people told me marvellous things about this book, so I guess I was a tad bit disappointed when I was done reading it. I guess that's why I gave it 3| 3.5 stars.

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P.S: Check out my favourite quotes page. Have a lovely day xx

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