The Joys of Motherhood
"A rich, multilayered work of fiction, full of drama and written with deceptive simplicity."--Essence Nnu Ego, a hard-working, optimistic Ibo woman, remains fiercely determined to save her children from the devastation of war, the erosion of village life, and the breakdown of tradition.
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Review: The Joys of MotherhoodUser Review - Cheryl Goveia - Goodreads
The writing style was initially off putting...very slow and primitive, but the content was unmistakably heart wrenching. The slow pulling apart of tradition and change is inhuman and reflects horrors ... Read full review
Review: The Joys of MotherhoodUser Review - Goodreads
The story is a very African story, and at times I found it a little boring honestly. Nnu Egu's life just goes from misery to more misery, and it gets tiring. But I loved the theme, I thought it was very universal... that motherhood is sacrifice. And at the end, is it all worth it? Read full review