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Stay with Me: A novel - Adebayo Ayobami
Stay with Me: A novel
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780451494603 (0451494601)
ASIN: 0451494601
Publisher: Knopf
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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DubaiReader
DubaiReader rated it
5.0 "But the biggest lies are often the ones we tell ourselves."
This book has been in my Kindle for a while and I can't imagine why it has taken me so long to get to it. The audiobook is also narrated by one of my favourite narrators, Adjoa Andoh, who can flit from Nigerian to English with ease. The audio version was excellent but I think this is one that I may ...
Kenny Loves to Read
Kenny Loves to Read rated it
4.0
This was a great read with a few unexpected twists which kept me turning the pages late at night. My only gripe was that the drip feeding of the political climate seemed forced and didn't add anything to the story. In fact, there was a particular scene which I'm convinced was introduced for shock va...
Hol
Hol rated it
4.0 Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo
I took an interest in this after I heard it was a woman’s prize for fiction nominee last year. I knew virtually nothing about it, apart from that it was set in Nigeria. Then recently, when I decided to read everything on my kindle, this happened to be the first one I came upon. Stay With Me is abo...
"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it
3.5 Stay With Me -- A nation and a marriage full of turbulence
Yejide and Akin fell in love at a political event while at University and married. They are young, upper-middle class, educated professionals with one foot in the future and one firmly rooted in their traditional Yoruba culture. They've been married for four years with no children, so to remedy this...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it
This was such a heartbreaking story in so many ways. From arranged marriages, deceit, attempting to achieve the impossible demands and always being overruled, Yejide is hoping and trying to conceive a child. A major necessity of a wife in her native Nigeria. I felt so sorry for this poor woman. Firs...
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