ICSN Book Club & Book Swap

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Date(s) - 30/05/2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Welcome-to-Lagos-by-Chibundu-OnuzoBook Club & Book Swap May 2017

  • Date: Tuesday 30th May 2017
  • Time: 7pm-8.30pm
  • Book: Welcome To Lagos
  • Author: Chibundu Onuzo
  • Location: Caffe Nero, 126 Totteham Court Road, London W1T 5AT(Nearest Station Warren Street, 1 minute walk from the station)

chiBook Author Chibundu Onuzo

When army officer Chike Ameobi is ordered to kill innocent civilians, he knows that it is time to leave. As he travels towards Lagos, he becomes the leader of a new platoon, a band of runaways who share his desire for a better life.

Their arrival in the city coincides with the eruption of a political scandal. The education minister, Chief Sandayo, has disappeared and is suspected of stealing millions of dollars from government funds.

After an unexpected encounter with the Chief, Chike and his companions must make a choice. Ahmed Bakare, editor of the failing Nigerian Journal, is desperate for information. But perhaps the situation is more complex than it appears.

As moving as it is mesmerising, Welcome to Lagos is a novel about the power of our dreams for the future and the place of morality in a sometimes hostile world.