Book Review: La Bastarda by Trifonia Melibea Obono

This is a queer coming-of-age novella based in rural Equatorial Guinea. I must say I really liked it. It’s the story of a 16 year old girl growing up in a village in Equatorial Guinea near the border with Gabon, sometime in the first decade of the XXIst century. Her mother died at childbirth before her father could pay the bride price, and she is … Continue reading Book Review: La Bastarda by Trifonia Melibea Obono

Book Review: Petite Fleur by Iosi Havilio or A Novel On Resurrection (Spoilers!)

This review includes spoilers. I don’t usually mind them since I feel that they allow me to understand the book better from the start, but if you do, please do not read any further. A spoiler-free review has been posted to my Instagram page (@literaryinfatuation). If I could sum up this short and captivating novel in one word I’d say: Resurrection. José, husband of Laura … Continue reading Book Review: Petite Fleur by Iosi Havilio or A Novel On Resurrection (Spoilers!)