Author – Marvellous Michael (Nigerian) Genre – Crime fiction Number of pages – 317 Independently published at Patridge Africa.   My very first thought while reading Birthmarked last year was that the dialogue is better suited for film. Advertisements


Author – Min Jin Lee. Publisher – Apollo  (an imprint of Head of Zeus) Number of Pages – 537     Pachinko has been quite tough for me to review because it is quite easy to hate it for the very reasons you love other books like it, and I will explain what I mean….


We had to use a photo from your 40th birthday. The one you had on expensive black and green lace fabric. You were happy in it. Your gele arrogantly spread wide on your head like a satellite dish. Gold sparkled elaborately on your neck and wrist. We did not know that your sparkle would soon…