Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell: 25th Women’s Prize for Fiction

Drawing on Maggie O’Farrell’s long-term fascination with the little-known story behind Shakespeare’s most enigmatic play, HAMNET is a luminous portrait of a marriage, at its heart the loss of a beloved child. Warwickshire in the 1580s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settles with her husband in Henley street, Stratford, and has three children: a … Continue reading Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell: 25th Women’s Prize for Fiction

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite: ★★★.5

Korede is a nurse and a very competent one. She is an introvert, reasonable person, neither ugly nor beautiful but someone who excels at her work. Her sister, Ayoola is quite the opposite of her. She is gorgeous, vibrant, irresponsible, reckless, and someone who comprehends men better than her sister. Korede always protects her sister since it is expected of her as an elder sister … Continue reading My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite: ★★★.5