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Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away - Christie Watson
Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781849163743 (184916374X)
Publisher: Quercus Books
Edition language: Slovak
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Margitte's Reviews
Margitte's Reviews rated it
4.0 Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away by Christie Watson
After finishing the book, I first read the biographical summary of Christi Watson, since I sensed a slight difference in approach from the other African authors.It dawned on me why I enjoyed the humor in the book so much. It reminded me of what Alexander Fuller said inCocktail Hour Under the Tree of...
Tiny Library
Tiny Library rated it
5.0 Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away
Blessing is twelve when her comfortable life in Lagos, the capital of Nigeria, is destroyed by the separation of her parents. She moves with her mother and older brother Ezikiel to a rural compound just outside Warri, in the oil-rich Niger Delta. Aside from getting used to the lack of running wate...
Chrissie's Books
Chrissie's Books rated it
5.0
NO SPOILERS!!!!!The author of this egalley, Christie Watson, which I have received from NetGalley, is born and raised in Nigeria. In reading this novel I am thrown into a world that feels completely foreign to me. The story follows the experiences of Blessing, a twelve-year-old. She moves, with her ...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
5.0
Highly recommended!Won the Costa 2011 debut novelist award.
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
5.0 Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away
Highly recommended!Won the Costa 2011 debut novelist award.
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