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Top 40 Book Club : Top 40 Book Club Reads 2018
Stay With Me Ayobami Adebayo Yejide and Akin meet and fall in love in Ilesa, Nigeria, in the political chaos of the 1980s. Yejide is a modern African woman who resorts to magic potions to appease her mother-in-law. This is the story of a marriage that self-destructs under the external pressures brought to bear because the couple fail to produce a child. Self-delusion and betrayal, the battle between tradition and modernity, polygamy, suffering the death of a child and very tangled family relationships are interwoven with humour and suspense. As old-fashioned as a folk tale but with a contemporary style, form and voice, this is an unforgettable novel for readers to love and discuss. What should I read next? Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [7 [
Top 40 Book Club Reads 2017