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  • Daughters Who Walk This Path
  • Yejide Kilanko
  • English
  • 19 September 2017
  • 9780143186113

10 thoughts on “Daughters Who Walk This Path

  1. says:

    DAUGHTERS WHO WALK THIS PATH is a debut novel for Yejide Kilanko and she is going straight onto my ‘must buy immediately she produces a new book’ list The problem is when you read a book that so profoundly moves you and drags you into the story immerses you completely and doesn’t let you go until the very last page – you know you ar

  2. says:

    this is an incredibly strong debut novel from a very talented writer i found kilanko's style beautiful and though she is dealing with some very difficult heartbreaking subjects i was left feeling hopeful at the end i even had my eyes

  3. says:

    Discussion of rape followsI really enjoyed the fact that this is a novel that is very heavily concerned with female characters and intense familial bonds between them I was ambivalent about the novel's portrayal of rape and response to it On the one hand the female characters are by and large depicted as having immense and strengthening solidarity around this issue but on the other there is no suggestion by the characte

  4. says:

    In her debut novel Daughters who walk this path Yejide Kilanko tells the story of Morayo a young woman with a burden to bear that when life seem to fall apart for her in her teens feels almost too heavy for her young body and too hurtful for her gentle soul Growing up in a busy extended family in Ibadan Nigeria she is surrounded by caring parents and loving aunties At the age of five her baby sister enters her life she is an afin an albin

  5. says:

    My rating is actually 455I found myself unable to put down Daughters Who Walk This Path by Yejide Kilanko; so compelling was the story

  6. says:

    Contemporary Nigeria trying to survive and thrive in a patriarchal society Morayo and her younger sister are girls who live with their family in a middle class existence Although dictators come and go very little political information is relayed in this book though missing girls and burnt buses are occasionally mentioned The author's focus is on the changing faces and societal issues of this country As always when reading a novel about a

  7. says:

    It's been a couple of days since I read this book all in one go because it was that good and I've not been able to stop thinking about it It was a really powerful tale of girlhood womanhood relationships between mothers and daughters and also of generational silenceI've had my eyes on this book for months and when my copy

  8. says:

    I was so scared of reading Daughters Who Walk This Path I thought to myself When you finally read it what will you have t

  9. says:

    Although both plot and characters are written with very little embellishment Kilanko is a very effective storyteller However there are some puzzling gaps in her narrative She makes sure we know that it is a big deal that Morayo the main char

  10. says:

    Yejide Kilanko has used her storytelling abilities to tell overlapping coming of age stories and break the silence around cultural traditions and superstitions regarding albinism gender roles sexual molestation and inter tribal marriage in Nigeria between the years 1982 and 2007 Her writing style is deceptively simple and while some charact

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Daughters Who Walk This Path

D her sister from a legacy of silence many women in Morayo's family share Only Aunty Morenike once shielded by her own mother provides Morayo with a safe home and a sense of female community that sustains her as she grows into a young woman in bustling politically charged often violent Niger. Although both plot and characters are written with very little embellishment Kilanko is a very effective storyteller However there are some puzzling gaps in her narrative She makes sure we know that it is a big deal that Morayo the main character must go far from home to a different state on the other side of the Niger River for the training for her National Youth Service Corps year The distance heightens the element of surprise when she meets Kachi her teenage beau at the training site After only a few pages though Morayo informs Kachi that she has been transformed to serve her year much closer to home As a plot device to remind her readers about Morayo s relationship with Kachi this is all well and goo

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In Bros T moving in with the family At first Morayo and her sister are delighted but in her innocence nothing prepares Morayo for the shameful secret Bros T forces upon her Thrust into a web of oppressive silence woven by the adults around her Morayo must learn to fiercely protect herself an. In her debut novel Daughters who walk this path Yejide Kilanko tells the story of Morayo a young woman with a burden to bear that when life seem to fall apart for her in her teens feels almost too heavy for her young body and too hurtful for her gentle soul Growing up in a busy extended family in Ibadan Nigeria she is surrounded by caring parents and loving aunties At the age of five her baby sister enters her life she is an afin an albino and as in many African traditional societies albinos are watched with suspicion and assumed to bring bad luck Morayo uickly accepts her role of protector for her young sister in ways than she can imagine Drawing on both her intimate knowledge of the realities in the c

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Spirited and intelligent Morayo grows up surrounded by school friends and family in busy modern day Ibadan Nigeria An adoring little sister their traditional parents and a host of aunties and cousins make Morayo's home their own So there's nothing unusual about her charming but troubled cous. DAUGHTERS WHO WALK THIS PATH is a debut novel for Yejide Kilanko and she is going straight onto my must buy immediately she produces a new book list The problem is when you read a book that so profoundly moves you and drags you into the story immerses you completely and doesn t let you go until the very last page you know you are not going to be able to do justice to it in a review DAUGHTERS WHO WALK THIS PATH follows Morayo from her early childhood through her teenage years and on to adulthood Her family lives in Ibadan in Nigeria and is middle class so can afford to send their children to private schools and on to university Because of her status in society Morayo is fairly well sheltered f


About the Author: Yejide Kilanko

Yejide Kilanko is a writer of novels short stories and a poet Kilanko’s debut novel Daughters Who Walk This Path 2012 a Canadian national bestseller was longlisted for the inaugural Etisalat Prize and the 2016 Nigeria Literature Prize Her work includes a novella Chasing Butterflies 2015 and a children’s picture book There Is An Elephant In My Wardrobe 2018 Her short fiction is incl