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ISBN-10: 0147526655

ISBN-13: 9780147526656

ISBN-10: 1101903147

ISBN-13: 9781101903148

An unforgettable debut novel a few boy who is going lacking, a relations that's torn aside, and a country at the brink

     through the wet season of 1995, within the bustling city of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, one family's lifestyles is disrupted via the unexpected disappearance of seventeen-year-old Paul Utu, loved brother and son. As they grapple with the unexpected lack of their darling boy, they embark on a painful and relocating trip of substantial strength which adjustments their lives eternally and shatters the delicate surroundings in their as soon as ordered kin. Ajie, the youngest sibling, is harassed with the guilt of getting noticeable Paul final and confident that his vanished brother used to be betrayed in the past. yet his look for the reality uncovers hidden relations secrets and techniques and reawakens outdated, lengthy forgotten ghosts as rumours of police brutality, oil shortages, and frenzied scholar protests function a backdrop to his pursuit.
     In a story that strikes seamlessly backward and forward via time, Ajie relives a visit to the family's ancestral village the place, jointly, he and his kinfolk hearken to the myths of the way their humans settled there, whereas the villagers argue over the mysterious corporation, who came across oil on their land and may do something to assure help. because the tale builds in the direction of its beautiful end, it turns into transparent that just once prior and current come to a crossroads will Ajie and his relatives ultimately locate the solutions they've been looking out for.
      And After Many Days introduces Ile's spellbinding skill to tightly weave jointly own and political loss till, unavoidably, the 2 threads develop into approximately indistinguishable. it's a masterful tale of formative years, of the fragile, advanced stability among the strong and the powerless, and a searing portrait of a neighborhood because the outdated order offers option to the new.

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