Àbíkú: a novel
Taken from the Yoruba word meaning "born to die", "Abiku", "skillfully weaves reality with fantasy to create a mesmerizing, hypnotic and unforgettable novel that approaches a masterpiece of magic realism" (Dan Poynter, author of "Write and Grow Rich").
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