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A second anthology of short stories and poems by Tanzanian author Sandra Aikaruwa Mushi. This collection of poems and short stories will have you laughing and crying. In each piece you will be able to connect to a woman you have come across in the journey of life. It is written honestly and manages to balance an allure of innocence with the harsh realities of knowledge and ...more
Paperback, 1, 149 pages
Published October 2014 by Hadithi Media
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Lena Azami
Apr 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The following review was taken from my goodreads blog. In case anyone missed it, I'm posting here.
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I originally wanted to read a Kenyan author. I say Kenyan because two days ago I stood before a world map, closed my eyes, and pointed my pen at a random country. Whatever country it is I’ll read a book coming from it. And it turned out Kenya.
The quest for some exotic, different book resumed on Wikipedia. There, I found a list of Kenyan writers. After typing a couple of names on Am
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Sandra Aikaruwa
Oct 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
It is a book that makes you stop, think and question yourself and life ... "does it ... would I ... can I ... should it ..."
Neelam Babul
Jun 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A wonderful collection of poems and short stories all revolving around women, their dreams and ambitions and how their lives are affected by the actions of those around them. Within the pages of the book, you will relate to the dreams the characters have and also understand how much women endure in their daily lives. I can still feel my mind and soul reacting to the words I read. This book went beyond the expectations I had for the book and it tops my list of favourite books.

I was intrigued and
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J Thayre
Two of Cecil’s Tanzanian, female colleagues recommended this book as my Tanzanian entry for my book project and it didn’t disappoint.

Read more of this review here: https://aroundtheworldonefemalenoveli...
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