The limits of fifteen-year-old Kambiliís world are defined by the high walls of her family estate and the dictates of her fanatically religious father. Her life is regulated by schedules: prayer, sleep, study, prayer.
When Nigeria is shaken by a military coup, Kambiliís father, involved mysteriously in the political crisis, sends her to live with her aunt. In this house, noisy and full of laughter, she discovers life and love Ė and a terrible, bruising secret deep within her family.
24.2 x 2.7 x 13.7cm