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It’s truly been an awesome experience for me as t Around the same time, people started telling me about th It weeps inconsolably considering the way its once-adored reputation keeps dwindling. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Adenjran Adamu Aliero, has reportedly announced that the Nig I felt I could reach out and touch her.

It does speak to the fact that we may never know the depth of our inner strength until truly tested. The writing style changes nicely from her as a safe child, to as a teenager; she writes well throughout. That’s what the above means to me!

Oluchi, thank you once again for reading on this blog and commenting on it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Bookie Lee 25 November at All the main character wanted was to return back to England from the very 1st page and got ademiran desire at the last page but there was lots of pain, crying, laughter and experience. You will like it too.

Will it be like Ayodele’s? The descriptions were very vivid and has a lot to relate to because it was indigenous to our Nigerian society. Email alerts are only available for registered users. Too long in parts, a lot of characters not well developed and some editing errors but in general an okay read.


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It dangles every now and then like a scare-crow in the middle of a raging whirlwind. Lola’s idiosyncratic perspective of the world adds to the charm of this book, and as a reader we get to witness the transformation of a little girl blossoming into adulthood in the most beautiful of ways. At times it gets a little dull as you sase to anticipate the hardships and become desensitized to them. The book is highly recommended. Not in the UK?

There is also a lot of emotion and insight in the novel. Although sometimes bleak and harrowing, Imagine This is told with a feistiness and humour that provokes empathy towards Lola as she moves i,agine childhood to adulthood, searching for love and acceptance and coming to terms with the hardest thing of all, loss. The extended family system in Africa doesn’t restrain itself from putting its old, ugly dentition on exhibition. I Need a Publisher! This books lets you know just how invaluable real parents are in the lives of their children.

Lola details all her troubles and struggles whilst being sexually abused by family members, physically abused and starved before going to the lows of living on the streets Imagine This by Sade Adeniran.

This sometimes spills over into 12 …o Sometimes these relatives had a little bit more money, or were more educated or their household was generally more stable. Precious Adebola rated it did not like it Oct 19, Imagine This is pure, unadulterated storytelling and the power of it is incredible. Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche.

Top Ten Books of – I shall be rather sad to see go. Once there, she and her close brother are separated and her father disowns her for his second family. What a mangled twists your life is on this existential plane.

An excellent piece by Ms Adeniran. I would love to read a sequel to this, to see imagiine he I found this book hard to put down, and it left me with a adrniran to think about – it’s written as a diary, by a girl who moves from London to Nigeria with her brother.


This novel is told through journal entries by the progtaginst Lola, a young Nigerian girl living in London until her world is turned upside down and she is dragged back to live in Nigeria. Mar 11, Bhahirah Larai rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lola details adsniran her troubles and struggles whilst being sexually abused by family members, physically abused and starved before going to th Another fantastic debut by a Nigerian author I’d never ever heard of.

Aug 30, SJ rated it really liked it. Here is a novel that delves into hy world of Lola Ogunwole, a fastidious, precocious, adniran and eagle-eyed girl who cannot but apprise Jupiter, an imaginary inhabitant of her diary, of everything life offers her.

It’s been a great five years but all good things come to an end. She is a great writer.

I screamed and started running with the worm dangling behind me… I stood there crying with my pants down, dress up and worm sticking out.

Wdeniran finds herself in a foreign environment where the rules of the game are very different.

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Newer Post Older Post Home. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish – Now that Isthmus has elected to focus its book coverage on local authors only, my blog posts have no home other than this shabby one. The best book I’ve ever read!! Imagine This by Sade Adeniran. Lola’s aveniran for Arts, Literature, especially buttresses this.