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Ships, Planes, and Ogbanje - ZODML Librarian Book Picks

By ZODML on 23 Sep, 2014

Check out this week’s selection of great books chosen by our librarians! You can find all of these awesome titles and more at our Community Library at 196 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. Looking for your next great read? Search our catalogue and e-library or browse previous picks for inspiration.

Many Rivers to Cross by Ola Opesan

The only thing on Shola’s mind as he turned his back on Africa was to return home to London to be with Jackie, now pregnant with their first child. As he slipped into the hold of the cargo ship Azuero Reefer to begin the first stage of his journey, he discovered he was not alone, and that this trip is to become a matter of life and death.

Trial of the Beautiful Ones by Catherine Obianuju Acholonu

Based on the Ogbanje myth of Igbo mythology, Trial of the Beautiful Ones is a mystical play that exposes the hidden secrets of the cult in a hair-raising fight between the forces of good and those of evil.

Maefiti and the Drug Smugglers by Derek Bickerstaffe

There are mysterious happenings at Avu village, from an aeroplane landing secretly at night to a strange ship anchoring offshore. When villagers are held at gunpoint and the aeroplane pilot injured, it is up to Maefiti, who has had just a couple of basic lessons in flying, to come to the rescue.

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