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Lesley Nneka Arimah

Teoksen What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky tekijä

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Lesley Nneka Arimah was born in the UK and grew up in Nigeria and wherever else her father was stationed for work. A National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" honoree, her work has been a finalist for a National Magazine Award and the Caine Prize, and a winner of the Kirkus Prize, the African näytä lisää Commonwealth Short Story Prize, and an O. Henry Award, among other honors. She lives in Minneapolis. näytä vähemmän

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The fragments of the lives presented in the book show the relationships between people, most often between daughters and their mothers. In showing just these little fragments of their lives, we see how the relationships have come to be the way they are, but are rarely shown how they end up, with the stories dangling. While I would have liked to see how these stories ended, I think the decision to cut them short was helpful for the purpose of showing continuing journeys and that the story doesn't have to end with brokenness, that there is always space and time to restore.… (lisätietoja)
 
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Griffin_Reads | 24 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 14, 2023 |
 
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lulusantiago | 24 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 11, 2023 |
I really loved some of the stories and others (literally) put me to sleep. But the last 2-3 stories would have been 5 stars, easily. I really loved the volcano one, even though it's not the kind of story I would ordinarily pick up.
 
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ninagl | 24 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 7, 2023 |
These fierce, vivid stories are well-crafted without ever feeling constructed. Arimah gives readers access to the core emotional struggle of her characters, making us complicit in the impossible decisions they face.
 
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framberg | 24 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 21, 2022 |

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