The Bride Price
A young Ibo girl named Aku-nna flees an unwanted marriage to be with her true love, Chike, the son of a prosperous former slave. However, Aku-nna's uncle refuses the bride price from Chike's family, an action that frightens Aku-nna for it foreshadows her own death in childbirth.
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This is the second Emecheta novel I've read. They are small gems that are windows into Ibo culture In Nigeria. In this tale, a young girl must contend with the death of her beloved father and the ... Read full review