The fisherman

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Most people have been eagerly encouraging me to pick it up, and I'm so glad I finally did. Buy this book. Retrieved 1 November Have you ever enjoyed a book so much that you're afraid you won't be able to articulate the experience? It felt familiar, even though I had never read a book by Langan before. The Conversation. The New Statestman. Chicago Tribune. It's fantastic. I'm going to wrap this up before I say too much. On one of their fishing trips, they encounter a local madman, Abulu, who follows them shouting the name of Ikenna, the oldest brother. Ikenna thinks this means that one of his brothers will kill him, and he gradually turns against them. I absolutely loved this book, and it's definitely on my list of favorite books I read in The prophecy undoes the family and the expectations the brothers' parents have for them. Plot[ edit ] Four brothers, Ikenna, Boja, Obembe, and Benjamin, begin to fish at the Omi-Ala river near their home in a quiet neighbourhood of the city of Akure in Nigeria , despite being forbidden from doing so by their parents, as the river is heavily polluted.

I was really trying to read it at a reasonable pace, since I was reading it with a friend, and then I got to the point where I just devoured the rest of it. It's fantastic.

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Jun 21, Mindi rated it it was amazing I'm not sure where to even begin with this review. I had serious trouble putting this one down.

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Read it soon. The Guardian. The Atlantic. Have you ever enjoyed a book so much that you're afraid you won't be able to articulate the experience? Development and writing[ edit ] Obioma has seven brothers and four sisters, and wrote the novel as a tribute to his siblings. Jun 21, Mindi rated it it was amazing I'm not sure where to even begin with this review. Chicago Tribune. That's exactly how I feel right now.

The other children flee, but the four brothers stop to listen, as Abulu shouts a series of prophecies: that Ikenna will become blind, mute, crippled. Retrieved 31 October The New York Times.

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I absolutely loved this book, and it's definitely on my list of favorite books I read in Development and writing[ edit ] Obioma has seven brothers and four sisters, and wrote the novel as a tribute to his siblings. I also loved the story within a story framework. Retrieved 15 September I was really trying to read it at a reasonable pace, since I was reading it with a friend, and then I got to the point where I just devoured the rest of it. The prophecy undoes the family and the expectations the brothers' parents have for them. The other children flee, but the four brothers stop to listen, as Abulu shouts a series of prophecies: that Ikenna will become blind, mute, crippled. Chicago Tribune. I'm going to wrap this up before I say too much. Jun 21, Mindi rated it it was amazing I'm not sure where to even begin with this review. The Telegraph. The New Statestman. The New York Times.

Ikenna thinks this means that one of his brothers will kill him, and he gradually turns against them. Chicago Tribune.

I've been meaning to read this one for way too long.

The fisherman

Read it soon. I absolutely loved this book, and it's definitely on my list of favorite books I read in

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