Posts Tagged ‘Ghana’

Not Without Flowers by Amma Darko

Five words from the blurb: women, Africa, dilemmas, confronting, social Not Without Flowers gives an insight into Ghanaian culture; raising interesting discussions about polygamy, the treatment of mental health and HIV, and the difficulties faced by an ordinary family trying to raise enough money for a decent funeral. The book begins with a distressing scene in […]

The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born – Ayi Armah

Five words from the blurb: Ghana, bribes, corruption, temptation, scorn This week Kinna Reads is hosting Ghanaian Literature Week. Keen to join in I went online to research books from Ghana. The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born was described as “a cornerstone of African literature” and “as important as Things Fall Apart by Achebe “. […]