I read ‘One Day’ by David Nicholls a few years ago and loved it, not just because the author happens to be a fellow alumnus of my university. It was fresh, witty and heart warming in addition to being very well written. It, like his first novel- ‘Starter for 10’ was made into a film… Continue reading ‘US’ by DAVID NICHOLLS
Check out my short story ‘Till the Sun Rose’ here http://www.bellanaija.com/2013/09/03/bn-prose-till-the-sun-rose-by-saratu-danjuma/ and let me know what you think.
Rating 9/10 Worth reading? – YES! Americanah is a story about Ifemelu and Obinze who have a deep mature love for high school sweethearts. They fall in love in Nigeria and must part when Ifemelu halfway through university due to strikes, goes to study in America, both of them full of plans to reunite. Adichie… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW| “Americanah” by Chimananda Ngozi Adichie
I’d love to take the train from Cais do Sodo and LIE on Cascais Beach in Lisbon letting the sunshine air-nibble my skin. Maybe pop to Bairro Alto a few hours later to do shots and throw shapes. But that’s not what this is about. Someone take me back to Portugal ! *sigh*( I… Continue reading ARTICLE| Where I Lie
We shall kick off with LOVE as its the most ubiquitous subject in the collective Arts-literary,fine, dramatic etc. I wrote my first love poem aged 11, in boarding school with a torch (flashlight for my American friends) after ‘lights out’ and it was only slightly awful (as opposed to totally). It was a predictable saccharine… Continue reading Dull Sublunary Lovers’ Love