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‘Stay with Me’ by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀

‘Stay with Me’ by Ayọbámi Adébáyọ is about so many things it’s hard to know where to begin.  From themes which are generally familiar to UK readers (difficult in-laws, neglected childhood, bereavement and infertility) to issues rarely covered in British fiction … Continue reading

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2017 Bailey’s Shortlist!

Hooray!  Prize season is upon us yet again, and I’ve been steadily working my way through the Bailey’s Shortlist.  I will say upfront that I personally think the winner should be Yewande Omotoso’s superb novel ‘The Woman Next Door‘, which … Continue reading

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