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The Bird That Calls the Rain

Author Name: Olaide J. Oladapo | Format: Paperback | Genre : Literature & Fiction | Other Details

Oba Akintokunbo leaves his hometown in Ondo State for Lagos in search of a job. His university friend, Solomon Jones, accommodates him in his room-and-parlour apartment in Obalende. When Oba goes job hunting and isn’t successful  in getting a good job, Ikenna, a young man living in Solomon’s house, approaches him with a job that involves scouting for voters for a political party in preparation for the upcoming general election. Ikenna is unaware that the reason why Oba has come to Lagos is not just to find a job but to look for his girlfriend who was a victim of electoral violence three years ago.

A riveting account of a Nigerian youth who has vowed to hate his country as long as he lives.

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Olaide J. Oladapo

Olaide J. Oladapo grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. She has a degree in English from Lagos State University. She’s a writer, teacher, and editor. Her first book, The Night Is a Song, was published in 2015. This is her second book.