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Joseph Omotayo

Joseph Omotayo
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Joseph Omotayo is a book critic, event planner and webmaster.

Book Review: H.J. Golakai ‘s ‘The Lazarus Effect’ – Crime Fiction Meets Finesse

The Lazarus Effect branches into other themes that border on mental health, avarice, gangsterism, betrayal, abandonment, more...

Review: A Few Good Things About Arimah’s ‘What It Means When a Man Falls from...

In this collection of twelve short stories, Lesley Nneka shows the human tendency to revolt, to survive and change situations.

Book Review: Pain and Deceit in Ayobami Adebayo’s ‘Stay With Me’

Ayobami Adebayo etches pains on her characters. Every one of them is struggling against something, none is free. Yejide suffers rejection, Akin struggles to prove his masculinity...

Book Review: Pace and Closure in Chris Abani‘s ‘The Secret History of Las Vegas’

Chris Abani's Las Vegas is the home of freaks, lovers, pretentious lovers, saints and those who badly need redemption

Caine Prize 2017 Review: Lesley Nneka Arimah‘s ‘Who Will Greet You At Home’

Last year Nneka Arimah gave us 'What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky'. This year, she comes with another sci-fi story that reimagines humanity’s core. This second coming is stronger. But will it win the prize?

Caine Prize 2017: Arinze Ifeakandu’s ‘God’s Children Are Broken Little Things’

Ifeakandu knows what he wants to write about and he tells it with a courageous certainty. Nothing overburdens the reader