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D her sister from a legacy of silence many women in Morayo's family share Only Aunty Morenike once shielded by her own mother provides Morayo with a safe home and a sense of female community that sustains her as she grows into a young woman in bustling politically charged often violent Niger It s been a couple of days since I read this book all in one go because it was that good and I ve not been able to stop thinking about it It was a really powerful tale of girlhood womanhood relationships between mothers and daughters and also of generational silenceI ve had my eyes on this book for months and when my copy arrived I couldn t wait to dive in It was well worth the wait I laughed I cried and I was triggered by many parts of this book Yejide Kilanko did a great job of weaving so many elements together and over such a long period of timeWe re introduced to the MC Morayo when she s just five years old and we follow her through her life till she s well in her 30s The book is divided into 5 parts with all parts except one focused on Morayo One of the 4 parts is focused on Aunty Morenike and we re able to get an in depth look into her storyThere were so many themes discussed and I loved how the author dealt with them This is a Nigerian book set in Ibadan so it was really great to read all the names places foods and events that I could relate with especially the election subplotThis book evoked so many raw feelings in me and at so many points I wanted to enter the book and fight so many people We got to see a comparison of two mothers when faced with similar situations She also explored the harm that s brought about by the refusal of parents to be straight forward with children about sex and sexual activitiesI 100% recommend this book to anyone and everyone The Hypochondriacs Guide To Life And Death in Morayo's family share Only Aunty Morenike once shielded by her own mother provides Morayo with a safe home and a sense of female community that sustains her as she grows ¡Arde Troya! (Las aventuras de Ogú, Mampato y Rena, into a young woman Doctor y campeón in bustling politically charged often violent Niger It s been a couple of days since I read this book all La corruptrice in one go because Sweet for Her (Sweet Curves it was that good and I ve not been able to stop thinking about The Purpose-Guided Universe it It was a really powerful tale of girlhood womanhood relationships between mothers and daughters and also of generational silenceI ve had my eyes on this book for months and when my copy arrived I couldn t wait to dive The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion in It was well worth the wait I laughed I cried and I was triggered by many parts of this book Yejide Kilanko did a great job of weaving so many elements together and over such a long period of timeWe re The Academy introduced to the MC Morayo when she s just five years old and we follow her through her life till she s well Full Dark, No Stars in her 30s The book If Only Once (The Martelli Brothers, is divided 1000 sitios que ver en España al menos una vez en la vida into 5 parts with all parts except one focused on Morayo One of the 4 parts La ética de la crueldad is focused on Aunty Morenike and we re able to get an 3052 in depth look Intégrale Gunnm Last Order Other Stories into her storyThere were so many themes discussed and I loved how the author dealt with them This Mercator is a Nigerian book set Pasos perdidos en Granada in Ibadan so Suffering and no suffering it was really great to read all the names places foods and events that I could relate with especially the election subplotThis book evoked so many raw feelings Can We Live 150 Years? in me and at so many points I wanted to enter the book and fight so many people We got to see a comparison of two mothers when faced with similar situations She also explored the harm that s brought about by the refusal of parents to be straight forward with children about sex and sexual activitiesI 100% recommend this book to anyone and everyone

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Spirited and intelligent Morayo grows up surrounded by school friends and family in busy modern day Ibadan Nigeria An adoring little sister their traditional parents and a host of aunties and cousins make Morayo's home their own So there's nothing unusual about her charming but troubled cous DAUGHTERS WHO WALK THIS PATH is a debut novel for Yejide Kilanko and she is going straight onto my must buy immediately she produces a new book list The problem is when you read a book that so profoundly moves you and drags you into the story immerses you completely and doesn t let you go until the very last page you know you are not going to be able to do justice to it in a review DAUGHTERS WHO WALK THIS PATH follows Morayo from her early childhood through her teenage years and on to adulthood Her family lives in Ibadan in Nigeria and is middle class so can afford to send their children to private schools and on to university Because of her status in society Morayo is fairly well sheltered from the violent aspects of being a woman in modern day Nigeria Protected that is until her cousin Bros T comes to stay with them and she is sexually abused by him Her silence is ensured when he threatens to do the same with her young sister if she tells At twelve years of age this is a heavy burden to place on a young girl When eventually she finally manages to tell her parents what is happening her relationship with her parents changes and she is driven to suicide This is the point where her aunt Morenike who has her own secrets steps in and takes Morayo under her wing a step that proves to be Morayo s lifeline and although her character changes as she tries to find her emotional place in the world her aunt remains a constantThe characters all come alive on the pages they are very well portrayed all have a role to play and all evolve as the book progresses even Bros T changes and evolves though not for the better Morayo has real growth as she overcomes the feelings of despair guilt and lack of self respect and discovers that she can find happiness Her relationship with her Aunt Morenike is something special indeed Through their relationship author Yejide Kilanko also manages to bring Nigeria alive for the reader A country that is vibrant and modern yet still seething with a violent underbelly seeped in superstition and reluctant to give up long established traditions DAUGHTERS WHO WALK THIS PATH is an enthralling read and should not be missed Yejide Kilanko s second book When Land Spirits Cross Big Waters is due for release in 2014 and I for one will be looking out for it and pre ordering as soon as I can Computer Network Time Synchronization intelligent Morayo grows up surrounded by school friends and family Lara Croft, Tomb Raider (Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in busy modern day Ibadan Nigeria An adoring little sister their traditional parents and a host of aunties and cousins make Morayo's home their own So there's nothing unusual about her charming but troubled cous 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In Bros T moving in with the family At first Morayo and her sister are delighted but in her innocence nothing prepares Morayo for the shameful secret Bros T forces upon her Thrust into a web of oppressive silence woven by the adults around her Morayo must learn to fiercely protect herself an My rating is actually 455I found myself unable to put down Daughters Who Walk This Path by Yejide Kilanko so compelling was the story with rich characters multifaceted storylines and exceptional detail and care given to the very deep and emotional topics covered in this book While I do not intend to give anything away however I must warn that Daughter Who Walk This Path deals with such issues as rape and incest Kilanko delves into these topics without overpowering the reader yet allowing the reader to feel as though they know the characters and explains not excuses how women can be treated in Nigeria Daughters Who Walk This Path beautifully demonstrates the intricately close bonds between women especially family members allowing the reader a rather intimate look into the world of friendship and familial bonds in Nigeria I was truly stunned to learn Daughter Who Walk This Path was Kilanko s first book it does not read as though it is a debut novel I shall be looking forward to reading future books by this author and recommend Daughters Who Walk This Path to adult readers and discussion groups مريض الوهم in with the family At first Morayo and her sister are delighted but The Hypochondriacs Guide To Life And Death in her ¡Arde Troya! (Las aventuras de Ogú, Mampato y Rena, innocence nothing prepares Morayo for the shameful secret Bros T forces upon her Thrust Doctor y campeón into a web of oppressive silence woven by the adults around her Morayo must learn to fiercely protect herself an My rating La corruptrice is actually 455I found myself unable to put down Daughters Who Walk This Path by Yejide Kilanko so compelling was the story with rich characters multifaceted storylines and exceptional detail and care given to the very deep and emotional topics covered Sweet for Her (Sweet Curves in this book While I do not The Purpose-Guided Universe intend to give anything away however I must warn that Daughter Who Walk This Path deals with such The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion issues as rape and The Academy incest Kilanko delves Full Dark, No Stars into these topics without overpowering the reader yet allowing the reader to feel as though they know the characters and explains not excuses how women can be treated If Only Once (The Martelli Brothers, in Nigeria Daughters Who Walk This Path beautifully demonstrates the 1000 sitios que ver en España al menos una vez en la vida intricately close bonds between women especially family members allowing the reader a rather La ética de la crueldad intimate look 3052 into the world of friendship and familial bonds Intégrale Gunnm Last Order Other Stories in Nigeria I was truly stunned to learn Daughter Who Walk This Path was Kilanko s first book Mercator it does not read as though Pasos perdidos en Granada it Suffering and no suffering is a debut novel I shall be looking forward to reading future books by this author and recommend Daughters Who Walk This Path to adult readers and discussion groups


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  1. says:

    DAUGHTERS WHO WALK THIS PATH is a debut novel for Yejide Kilanko and she is going straight onto my ‘must buy immediately she produces a new book’ list The problem is when you read a book that so profoundly moves you and drags you into the story immerses you completely and doesn’t let you go until the very last page – you know you ar

  2. says:

    this is an incredibly strong debut novel from a very talented writer i found kilanko's style beautiful and though she is dealing with some very difficult heartbreaking subjects i was left feeling hopeful at the end i even had my eyes well up wi

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    Discussion of rape followsI really enjoyed the fact that this is a novel that is very heavily concerned with female chara

  4. says:

    In her debut novel Daughters who walk this path Yejide Kilanko tells the story of Morayo a young woman with a burden to bear

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    My rating is actually 455I found myself unable to put down Daughters Who Walk This Path by Yejide Kilanko; so compelling wa

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    Contemporary Nigeria trying to survive and thrive in a patriarchal society Morayo and her younger sister are girls who live with their family in a middle class existence Although dictators come and go very little political informatio

  7. says:

    It's been a couple of days since I read this book all in one go because it was that good and I've not been able to stop thinking about it It was a really powerful tale of girlhood womanhood relationships between mothers and daughters and also of generational silenceI've had my eyes on this book for months and when my copy arrived I couldn't wait to dive in It was well worth the wait I laughed I cried and I was triggered by many p

  8. says:

    I was so scared of reading Daughters Who Walk This Path I thought to myself When you finally read it what will you have to look forw

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    Although both plot and characters are written with very little embellishment Kilanko is a very effective storyteller However there are some puzzling gaps in her narrative She makes sure we know that it is a big deal that Morayo the main character must go far from home to a different state on the other side of the Niger River for the training for her National Youth Service Corps year The distance heightens the element of surprise w

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