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Walking on Cowrie Shells: Stories

by Nana Nkweti - £10.99  The Indigo Press (2022)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781911648277 | ISBN 10: 1911648276

An adoptee leverages her new parents to fast track her fortunes.
A sword-wielding teenager navigates a crush at Comic-Con.
A jaded PR man tries to spin a zombie outbreak in West Africa.
A mother and daughter search for spiritual meaning in the midst of a family crisis.
A water goddess sacrifices her power for the fisherman she loves.
 
In these stories, Caine Prize shortlisted author Nana Nkweti pulls from mystery, horror, realism and myth to showcase the complexity of characters whose lives span Cameroonian and American cultures.
 
A dazzling, inventive debut, Walking on Cowrie Shells announces the arrival of a superlative new voice.

(Price & availability last checked: May 2022)

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