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Bom Boy by Yewande Omotoso

Bom Boy by Yewande Omotoso

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Leke is a troubled young man living in the suburbs of Cape Town. He develops strange habits of stalking people, stealing small objects and going from doctor to doctor in search of companionship rather than cure. Through a series of letters written to him by his Nigerian father whom he has never met, Leke learns about a family curse; a curse which his father had unsuccessfully tried to remove. BOM BOY is a well-crafted, and complex narrative written with a sensitive understanding of both the smallness and magnitude of a single life.

Author: Yewande Omotoso
ISBN: 1920397353, 9781920397357
Format: Paperback
Pages: 255p.
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Yumna
Great writing, unsettling story

Bom Boy unsettled me while reading it. From the weird character of the protagonist, to the twist at the end of the novel that explained how his situation came about. It was a wonderful work of literature, and so unbelievably raw.

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Fortune Morithi Matenji
Break the circle!

This novel captures the very essence of what it means to break a generational curse and correcting the wrongs of the past in the present for the future to be fulfilling. This book is raw and real, inspiring and worth the read page for page!

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