Aminatta Forna





Aminatta Forna

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Born in Glasgow, raised in Sierra Leone and the United Kingdom and now divides her time between London and Sierra Leone


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aminattaforna: Praise indeed! @epwa66 recommends The Hired Man to NPR listeners. http://t.co/Ai95pcPqk0
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Average rating: 3.85 · 3,259 ratings · 547 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
The Memory of Love
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 1,791 ratings — published 2010 — 19 editions
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The Hired Man
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 632 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
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The Devil That Danced on th...
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 329 ratings — published 2002 — 8 editions
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Ancestor Stones
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 397 ratings — published 2006 — 12 editions
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Mother of All Myths
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“If you want to know a country, read its writers.”
Aminatta Forna

“All liars ... lie to protect themselves, to shield their egos from the raw pain of truth.”
Aminatta Forna, The Memory of Love
tags: liars

“The hollowness in his chest, the tense yearning, the loneliness he braces against, every morning until he can immerse himself in work and forget. Not love. Something else, something with a power that endures. Not love, but a memory of love.”
Aminatta Forna, The Memory of Love

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