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A Rainy Season

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It is the rainy season of 1998. An autocratic and corrupt ruler has just died in the arms of courtesans at the presidential villa leaving one hundred million citizens of Africa’s most populous country in comingled states of joy, grief and uncertainty.

Through the eyes of eight fictional characters, A Rainy Season tells the story of Nigeria’s latest journey to democracy. Ham
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Kindle Edition, 1 edition, 280 pages
Published August 5th 2014 by FriesenPress (first published August 1st 2014)
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Melinda
Jan 02, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Lagos Nigeria, circa 1990’s eight people living in an apartment complex, their stories told as Nigeria sits on the precipice of military to civilian rule.

Eclectic cast facing challenges involving their beliefs and actions. Their survival in a notoriously corrupt system is examined as their chaotic country unravels. The characters are at odds with cultural expectations and wanting to move ahead posing moral dilemmas. With such varying characters and individual personalities facing questionable ch
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Consuelo Murgia
I have always liked knowing more about other countries and reading a book of historical fiction set in Nigeria is for me like watching a documentary, like seeing a movie, like travelling with the mind to distant places and other lives.
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