It’s near impossible to read a novel in one sitting these days. Between twitter, Facebook, and real life, who has the time and focus it takes to do such a thing? But a few days ago, I read Chibundu Onuzo’s The Spider King’s Daughter in one blow. Not an extraordinary feat, though, since Spider King’s Daughter is an irresistible page-turner. How often do you get to read a Shakespearean love story set in Lagos? Yes, miracles do happen. A street hawker and an aristocrat can find romance in a city designed to keep the rich and the poor as far apart as possible…Continue Reading
My review of Spider King’s Daughter by Chibundu Onuzo. Published at 37th State, a tumblr blog that features cool and contemporary African art.