Buy Imagine This by Sade Adeniran from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. It is when nine-year old Lola Ogunwole is wrenched from all that is familiar in London and thrust into an alien culture. Abandoned by her father and. Imagine This [S Adeniran] on Imagine This Paperback – Paperback: pages; Publisher: Sade’s World Ltd (); Language: English.
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I am doing a beach bag giveaway package on my book blog site too. At least I can look forward to a satisfying read. This is exactly what happens to nine year old Lola Ogunwole.
But like all things, time passes and hardships increase. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. They find themselves in a foster imagibe until their father comes to claim them. The traditional practice of relative or kinship fostering of children is quite prevalent across West Africa.
I felt every emotion.
Nine-year-old Lola’s sad story unfolds in her letters to DJ when she is wrenched from London and taken to live with her grandmother in rural Nigeria. To meet the demand for expa MsA rated it really liked it Feb 23, ikagine Find similar books Profile.
Joseph Omotayo 27 February at This is not a feel good book. What a powerful voice she breeds in Lola! I am off to check out your latest reviews. Lola details all her troubles and struggles whilst being sexually abused by family members, physically abused and starved before going to the lows of living on the streets But I consider the sequel a test on Sade’s ability to manage the conflict she has already built up in this prequel. Lola starts becoming a woman. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
In the bh days, a parent would send their child to live with a relative if they felt inadequate at the prospect of raising their child properly or felt that the relative could provide better opportunities like a good education for the child.
The writing style changes nicely from her as a young child, to as a teenager; she writes well throughout. Saxe — Imagine This by Sade Adeniran.
I couldn’t stop flipping through the pages. Abandoned by her father and separated from her brother, Lola must adjust to living without the basic necessities, where a drink of water entails a six mile trek into the bushes. Lola thinks that her troubles are over; but they have j Imagine this: Its such a sad novel but an outstanding one, I absolutely couldn’t put it down. Kmagine of those reasons was that blogging It was well written but very sad and could not be used in the classroom due to sexual content.
Lola becomes not just a character on a page or words on paper. I don’t remember it, maybe one day HE will say it.
As Sade plans on writing a sequel, I see her leaving the reader with more to imagine. She is made to walk miles and miles imaginw morning for water.
I was initially apprehensive because it is written as lmagine entries throughout, but I soon fell in love with the style and the story. Sorry, that was my response to Lola, a friend who keeps me posted on the happenings that have led her back to the warm-up tracks as she prepares to begin a new life.
Anyway, I adenjran some tears; I perspired and smiled too. Andrea rated it really liked it Feb 23, Her father’s choices in how to bring her up remain a mystery throughout the book, and her life goes from something that I can identify with, to a world away from things I know.
Aug 24, Beverley rated it liked it. They are a bit of Presented in the prolixity-prone epistolary mode, Imagine This terminates with an end that is a beginning. Click the above link to view the library catalogue in a new window. An excellent piece by Ms Adeniran.
She finds it hard to comprehend why her father physically and emotionally abandoned her and why she htis often the victim of injustice. What a mangled twists your life is on this existential plane. Read more Read less.
Lola’s love for Arts, Literature, especially buttresses this. I can honestly say I was blown away.
Once there, she and her close brother are separated and her father disowns her thsi his second family. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Once was the communal norm of the Africans an enviable thing that it was considered reasonable to hand every child over to the society for moral nurturing.
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