A Gecko’s Farewell is a novel about three Africans from different parts of the continent who meet in the spirit(online) and plan to found a School of Stories.
Helon Habila’s third novel explores militancy and petrol-politics in Nigeria’s Niger Delta—International cause célèbre following the 1995 extra-judicial killing of environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa.
Night Dancer is set in Nigeria and tells the story of Mma and her stubborn mother, Ezi. Ezi’s unexpected death leads Mma to learn about her mother’s past and rethink the resentment and contempt she has held for her mother her whole life.
The story unravels from the different points of view of four men – Donatus, Chidi, Osahon and Haruna – who suddenly find their fates tied to a certain consultant named Yinka.
SynopsisAuthorSynopsis City of Memories follows four characters negotiating the effect of various traumas. Towering above them is the story of Ummi al-Qassim, a princess of Bolewa, and the feud that attended her love—first for a nobleman, then for a poet—a feud that bequeaths her with madness and death. All four are bracketed by the modern…