FEBRUARY BOOK REVIEW: A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS

To start off, I must say that I am glad no character in this book had to go to America to make it a complete, good story. Author; Khaled Hosseini (Afghan American) Genre; Fiction Novel Publisher and Year of Publication; RiverHead Books. May 22, 2007 My Copy; Bloomsbury Number of Pages;384 Copies Sold; More than…

THE ONE IN MY BELLY; ON OXFORD STREET

When a friend asked me one day, if I could sense what my child will be like, if I was prepared to raise an unknown, I sighed. We were both pregnant, I was almost due, tired and sitting on a ledge at a bus stop on Oxford street, watching the mammoth crowd of tourists and…

A GOOD PARENT LEAVES AN INHERITANCE FOR HIS KIDS

A good man, leaves an inheritance for his children’s children. It’s what the good book says. Unfortunately in our part of the world, especially in Nigeria, it rarely happens. A man cannot even put food on his own table, let alone leave an inheritance for his children. Perhaps we can blame it on poverty, but…