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A Country Of Extraordinary Ghosts, by Onyeka Nwelue (Used)

A Country Of Extraordinary Ghosts, by Onyeka Nwelue (Used)

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"Let us start from the beginning of this story, when God created the Heaven and the Earth. Shapeless earth; nothing was real. It looked deep. Like a well. A well with no water. Darker as it got deeper. Everything seemed ordinary. Its extraordinariness was brought about by the omnipotence of God. God solidified everything. He said, Let there be Light. Light came, shining like a young, excited virgin." At Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital in Yaba, a young patient tells his fellow patients and nurses and doctors his intriguing story. From Lagos, he transports his listeners to the Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah, leading them to Rome, where everything unveils. A Country of Extraordinary Ghosts is a stunning narrative, that is shaped with magical realism. It explores mental health, politics, sexuality, religion and abuse in an uncanny way. "Onyeka Nwelue has written a very powerful novel that you wouldn't want to ignore." - Ephraim Adiele, The Trent.

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