The Whispering Trees

March 26, 2021|
The Whispering Trees by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim
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The magical tales in The Whispering Trees capture the essence of life, death and coincidence in Northern Nigeria. Myth and reality intertwine in stories featuring political agitators, newly-wedded widows, and the tormented whirlwind, Kyakkyawa. The two medicine men of Mazade battle against their egos, an epidemic and an enigmatic witch. And who is Okhiwo, whose arrival is heralded by a pair of little white butterflies?
Abubakar Adam Ibrahim is a Nigerian writer and journalist. His debut novel, Season of Crimson Blossoms (Cassava Republic 2016) won the prestigious NLNG Prize for Literature. His collection of short stories The Whispering Trees was long-listed for the Etisalat Prize for Literature in 2014, with the title story shortlisted for the Caine ...
Title:The Whispering Trees
Product dimensions:176 pages, 8.5 X 5 X 0.57 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 8.5 X 5 X 0.57 in
Published:March 26, 2021
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781911115861

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