First Line of Attack The first lines of the novel “The fat sun stalls by the phone masts. Anti-climb paint turns sulphurous on school gates and lampposts. In Willesden people go barefoot, the streets turn European, there is a mania for eating outside. She keeps to the shade. Redheaded. On the radio: I am the [...]
Each week, two books from the Diaspora, on the same theme, battle it out to become the victor, in the ultimate war of words.
First Line of Attack The first lines of the novel “Furo Wariboko awoke this morning to find that dreams can lose their way and turn up on the wrong side of sleep. “ Arena of War The setting and the situation of the story Setting: Modern day Lagos, Nigeria. Premise: The novel explores what it [...]