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Yaa Gyasi
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"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it 10 months ago
In the castle on the Cape Coast, one sister lives upstairs, the wife to a British husband/slaver while her very own sister is in the dungeons below. They don't know each other really, so while one part of the family stays in Ghana to thrive, the other part of the family is sold into slavery and sent...
Sam's Reading: A Work in Progress
Sam's Reading: A Work in Progress rated it 1 year ago
I have lots of things to say, but no keyboard. This was a great debut novel, it covered such a spectrum of issues. It was fantastic, and i'll remember it and its incredibly successful execution for a long time. I won't cover what the blurb (or Coates's praise does) , it's just plain good, thought-pr...
All about me
All about me rated it 1 year ago
I found this book a bit up and down at times. Many of the individual passages were great. Others, I didn't enjoy so much. But I think what troubled me about the book was the way the passages didn't always hang well together. I was looking for a thread linking all the stories. It was easy to discern ...
Scarlet's Web
Scarlet's Web rated it 2 years ago
I would like to thank Penguin Books (UK) for providing me with an advanced reading copy of this book. Unpopular opinion time. I've had several friends recommend this book to me saying that it blew them away, but I have to admit I struggled with the format. Homegoing tells an important story but ...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it 2 years ago
This is amazing storytelling. It follows the history of a family in Africa from the 1700's through to current times. All the feelings are there. The plot is fascinating. I've never read about how things were in Africa during this time. The different tribes were at war with each other. They had ...
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