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Hopes's Wristwatch, Out of a Bleak Landscape, Boys Masquerade and the Sacred Tree - Librarian Book Picks

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 10/10/2016 - 11:21

What are you reading this week? Check out the top three books we can’t wait to read, selected for you by our librarian

Hopes's Wristwatch by Marinho Tony (Fiction)

 

In this brilliant new collection of short stories and poems, the author creatively illuminates various aspects of life we are all faced with and in which everyone can relate to...

 

Out of a Bleak Landscape by Don Pedro Ibiba (Non-Fiction)

 

This is a collection of feature reports on the Niger Delta by Ibiba DonPedro published in The Guardian, New Age And Daily Independent from 1994 to 2005.

 

 Boys Masquerade and the Sacred Tree by Ekwensi Cyprian (Children Fiction)

 

Andy, Afro American boy was curious to learn about his ancestors and African ways of life.

The opportunity came when he visited Ogabu village to witness the yearly masquerade festival in company of his school friend,Ihanyi. With excitement, he noted the level of secrecy surrounding the mask and other costumes and he was filled with the quest to be let into the secret.

Out of adventure, Andy became the boys masquerade, an episode that led to other adventures involving the sacred tree.

 

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