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On Black Sisters Street I ve wanted to read this book since Chika Unigwe won the coveted 100k Nigerian literature prize This book is entertaining indeed, in some places unfolding just like the popular and highly entertaining Nigerian dramas One thing that Unigwe did well here was the rich dialogue you could envision yourself in the middle of the conversation And the strategic sprinkle of dialect just enough to be authentic, not too much to overwhelm The story is about African women with traumatic childhoods who I ve wanted to read this book since Chika Unigwe won the coveted 100k Nigerian literature prize This book is entertaining indeed, in some places unfolding just like the popular and h Wow I don t even know how to begin describing how amazing this book was I m a person who is very interested in other s backgrounds and Chika Unigwe gave me a enlightening glimpse into the past of 4 Nigerian prostitutes and what brought them all together in one of Belgium s red light districts Their stories broke my heart, and even though this book is fiction, their s are the stories of not just African women, but stories all women can relate to regardless of our differences Not only that, bu Wow I don t even know how to begin describing how amazing this book was I m a person who is very interested in other s backgrounds and Chika That first experience of sex was so painful in its ordinariness that she had spent days wanting to cry On Black Sisters Street by Chika Unigwe is a novel about four African sex workers who by distinct and tragic means travel from their home countries to work in the red light district of Antwerp, Belgium The story begins with Sisi, perhaps the most complicated character, who turns to prostitution because of a failure of all the options in her life, perhaps most stunningly, education the h That first experience of sex was so painful in its ordinariness that she had spent days wanting to cr Reading this book made me reflect on a lot of things about Nigeria the diversity, the peoples, the hardships and the choices and sufferings of said peoples The story is about the lives of four different African women, forced to trade their bodies for a better life far away from their own country, in Belgium The sudden death of one of the women finds the other women in shock, and in the spur of the moment, they find themselves exchanging previously untold secrets and chilling, grim tales of th Reading this book made me reflect on a lot of things about Nigeria the diversity, the peoples, the hardships and the choices and sufferings of said peoples The story is about the lives of four different African women, forced to trade their bodies for a better life far away from their own country, in Belgium The sudden death of one of the women finds the other women in shock, and in the spur of the moment, they find themselves exchanging previously untold secrets and chilling, grim tales of the experiences that culminated in them becoming flesh traders in a foreign land Each of the women has experiences that are both unique in their grimness and horrifying in n 2.5 stars, reallyThere were worse things to become, she reminded herself She was not a robber, not a cheat, not a 419er sending deceitful e mails to gullible Westerners She would make her money honestly Every cent of it would be earned by her sweat She did not need to enjoy her job, but she would do it welli am having trouble rating this novel the issues unigwe highlights are very important, and telling these stories is important we are given four women who have been trafficked from 2.5 stars, reallyThere were worse things to become, she reminded herself She was not a rob Four young African women Sisi, Efre, Ama, and Joyce the black sisters of the title have been trafficked to Antwerp, Belgium, by Dele, a wealthy, corpulent Nigerian Three of these young women believe that they were the ones who made the choice no one coerced them and that work in the sex trade is the route to a better life One of the four is actually university educated, but even this had provided no advantage when it came to finding work in Lagos For all of the girls, their bodies are Four young African women Sisi, Efre, Ama, and Joyce the black sisters of the title have been trafficked to Antwerp, Belgium, by Dele, a wealthy, corpulent Nigerian Three of these young women believe that they were the ones who made the choice no one coerced them and that work in the sex trade is the route to a better life One of the four is actually university educated, but even this had provided no advantage when it came to finding work in Lagos For all of the girls, their bodies are their last resource Once they re installed in a ho Black Sisters Street is Zwartezusterstraat, in the middle of Belgium s red light district, home to four African women who have left their homeland in the na ve hope of betterment The story begins when one of the women, Sisi, is found murdered As her remaining co workers and house mates, Ama, Efe and Joyce come to terms with her death, each relives their painful journey from Nigeria to Belgium to become sex workers, and how they have been brought together by Dele, a Nigerian pimp, and by the t Black Sisters Street is Zwartezusterstraat, in the middle of Belgium s red light district, home to four African women who have left their homeland in the na ve hope of betterment The story begins when one of the women, Sisi, is found murdered As her remaining co workers and house mates, Ama, Efe and Joyce come to terms with her death, each relives their painful journey from Nigeria to Belgium to become sex workers, and how they have been brought together by Dele, a Nigerian pimp, and by the trump card that God has wedged in between their legs Unigwe s prose is clear and calm although some terrible things take place in the book, the reader doesn t feel weighed down by it Unigwe is also skilled at introducing into the narrative issues that are typical to Nigerian society like polygamy, sexism, belief in superstitio On Black Sisters Street Tells The Haunting Story Of Four Very Different Women Who Have Left Their African Homeland For The Riches Of Europe And Who Are Thrown Together By Bad Luck And Big Dreams Into A Sisterhood That Will Change Their Lives Each Night, Sisi, Ama, Efe, And Joyce Stand In The Windows Of Antwerp S Red Light District, Promising To Make Men S Desires Come True If Only For Half An Hour Pledged To The Fierce Madam And A Mysterious Pimp Named Dele, The Girls Share An Apartment But Little Else They Keep Their Heads Down, Knowing That One Step Out Of Line Could Cost Them A Week S Wages They Open Their Bodies To Strangers But Their Hearts To No One, Each Focused On Earning Enough To Get Herself Free, To Send Money Home Or Save Up For Her Own Future.Then, Suddenly, A Murder Shatters The Still Surface Of Their Lives Drawn Together By Tragedy And The Loss Of One Of Their Own, The Women Realize That They Must Choose Between Their Secrets And Their Safety As They Begin To Tell Their Stories, Their Confessions Reveal The Face In Efe S Hidden Photograph, Ama S Lifelong Search For A Father, Joyce S True Name, And Sisi S Deepest Secrets And All Their Tales Of Fear, Displacement, And Love, Concluding In A Chance Meeting With A Powerful, Sinister Stranger On Black Sisters Street Marks The U.S Publication Debut Of Chika Unigwe, A Brilliant New Writer And A Standout Voice Among ContemporaryAfrican Authors Raw, Vivid, Unforgettable, And Inspired By A Powerful Oral Storytelling Tradition, This Novel Illuminates The Dream Of The West And That Dream S Illusion And Annihilation As Seen Through African Eyes It Is A Story Of Courage, Unity, And Hope, Of Women S Friendships And Of Bonds That, Once Forged, Cannot Be Broken. 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On Black Sisters Street is the story of four African females, who for various reasons, end up prostitutes in Belgiums red light district All are chasing the dream of a better life outside their native countries in Africa For one of them the dream will end tragically On Black Sisters Street is a raw, provocative and riveting novel from debut author Chika Unigwe The beginning was a little juxtaposed for me, but once I got past the first couple of chapters and began to hear the voices of Ama, J On Black Sisters Street is the story of four African females, who for various reasons, end up prostitutes in Belgiums red light district All are chasing the dream of a better life outside their native countries in Africa For one of them the dream will end tragically On Black Sisters Street is a raw, provocative and riveting novel from debut author Chika Unigwe The beginning was a little juxtaposed for me, but once I got past the first couple of chapters and began to hear the voices of Ama, Joyce and Efe, against the backdrop of Sisi, it became a very engaging read for me and one that I didn t want to put down until I got to the very last page Of course, I had to know what happened to Sisi and how she came to her demise I recommend On Black Sisters Street to all who enjoy literary reads, storylines about Living in Switzerland, stopping human trafficking is a goal for many Int l agencies here It s a very interesting book because the topic, though fictional, is very real It s not just a problem in Belgium, as depicted in the story, but all across Europe, Asia, and yes, North America The stories and circumstances for which the women find themselves are believable and very sad The author does a good job in providing some insights into the backgrounds of these cha


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