"A delightful book that combines the basic tug of the whodunit with the more elegant pleasures of the literary novel" (Independent
"A lyrically beautiful tale" (Arise
"A deeply complex novel; each character, every line entices the reader into feeling the beating heart of urban and rural Ghanaian lives... Parkes' steady, assured writing weaves a cosmological mystery that keeps you guessing to the very last page" (Courttia Newland
"A brilliant new voice" (Time Out
"A magical and engaging read" (Margaret Busby)
An African whodunit that alludes to the troublesome relationship that lies between the modernity and custom ... Parkes has managed to write fabulously poetic and fresh prose that is both vernacular and contemporary.
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