Book Of Echoes, The: The ‘powerfully redemptive’ debut of love and hope rippling across generations

Rosanna Amaka

Format: Hardback, Paperback / softback

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd

Published: 01-07-2021

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE HWA CROWN DEBUT AWARD’A new classic’ SARA COLLINS, author of THE CONFESSIONS OF FRANNIE LANGTON’A gorgeous book’ ALEX WHEATLE, author of BRIXTON ROCK_____________Brixton 1981. Sixteen year-old Michael is already on the wrong side of the law. In in his community, where job opportunities are low and drug-running is high, this is nothing new. But when Michael falls for Ngozi, a vibrant young immigrant from the Nigerian village of Obowi, their startling connection runs far deeper than they realise.Narrated by the spirit of an African woman who lost her life on a slave ship two centuries earlier, her powerful story reveals how Michael and Ngozi’s struggle for happiness began many lifetimes ago.Through haunting, lyrical words, one unforgettable message resonates: love, hope and unity will heal us all.___________________’A searing, rhapsodic novel. Filled with beauty, devastation and the power of ancestral connections that ripple through the ages’ IRENOSEN OKOJIE, author of NUDIBRANCH’Lyrical and affecting’ GUARDIAN____________Readers’ love THE BOOK OF ECHOES:’A powerful and honest debut which is going to stay with me for a long time’ *****’You can feel Amaka’s passion rising off the page’ *****’BRILLIANT, thoughtful and masterfully crafted’ *****’Oh my goodness, the book itself is even more beautiful and haunting than the cover’ *****

Additional information

Dimensions 127 × 198 mm
Page Count 384