What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours

KSh 1,500

The stories collected in What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours are linked by more than the exquisitely winding prose of their creator: Helen Oyeyemi’s ensemble cast of characters slip from the pages of their own stories only to surface in another.

The reader is invited into a world of lost libraries and locked gardens, of marshlands where the drowned dead live and a city where all the clocks have stopped; students hone their skills at puppet school, the Homely Wench Society commits a guerrilla book-swap, and lovers exchange books and roses on St Jordi’s Day.

It is a collection of towering imagination, marked by baroque beauty and a deep sensuousness.



Author: Helen Oyeyemi
ISBN: 9781594634642
Country: Nigeria
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Size (mm): 130 x 203 x 21
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback
Colour: Black and White
Weight 272 grams
Language: English
Date: 07 Mar 2017
  1. Rated 3 out of 5


    Quite difficult to read.

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