7 Amazing Books By The Dearly Departed Buchi Emecheta

January 27, 2017

1. The Joys of Motherhood

We all read this book in secondary school.

2. The Slave Girl

The heartbreaking story of Ogbanje Ojebeta, who was sold to slavery by her own brother.

3. Kehinde

If you want to read a good book on IJGb problems, Buchi Emecheta’s Kehinde is the one for you.

4. Second Class Citizen

The story of how a Nigerian woman fought for an independent life for herself and her children.

5. Head Above Water

Buchi’s autobiography which was basically a masterpiece.

6. In The Ditch

In Thee Ditch features the story of a Nigerian woman and how she struggles to fit in as a black woman living in London.

7. The Rape of Shavi

The dramatic book highlights the consequences of colonialism of Shavi, a fictional African village.

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