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Sefi Atta - A Bit of Difference - 9780007531035 - KSG0009108
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A Bit of Difference

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Single life in modern-day Nigeria is far from simple, in this new novel from the winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa.

Deola Bello is tired of London, but she’s not ready to give up on life. When her charity job takes her home to Nigeria, her thoughts turn to the future, as she questions whether her peripatetic existence is still right for her.

Deola encounters changes in her family and her home, while a new friendship ... Read more

Sefi Atta’s urgent, incisive voice guides us through this intricate and vivid narrative, challenging preconceived notions of Africa and bringing to life contemporary Nigeria. With boldness and refreshing honesty, ‘A Bit of Difference’ looks at the complexities of our globalised world, through a very human lens.

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HarperCollins Publishers
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About Sefi Atta
Sefi Atta is the author of two previous novels, Swallow and Everything Good Will Come, and a collection of short stories, News from Home. She has been awarded the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa and the NOMA Award for Publishing in Africa. Her novels have been published around the world and translated into numerous languages, and her radio ... Read more

Reviews for A Bit of Difference
‘Atta brilliantly evokes a world just on the brink of major change; her writing is intelligent, witty and controlled.’ The Times ‘Although the novel might not appeal to the Nigerian authorities, it’s far richer and more complicated than the mere displaying of dirty linen … a shrewd, quietly ... Read more

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