Nearly All the Men in Lagos Are Mad: Stories (MP3 CD)

Nearly All the Men in Lagos Are Mad: Stories By Damilare Kuku, Thabang Makhubela (Read by), Anniwaa Buachie (Read by) Cover Image
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Description


The anti-rom-com debut collection that took Nigeria by storm, featuring twelve "bewitching and revelatory" (The New York Times) and "ridiculously entertaining" (Booklist starred review) stories about the perils and pitfalls of dating men in Lagos, from a rising star of Nollywood

"Sharply observational, funny and profound, this book is dynamic sociological satire that is as universal as it is specific." --Bolu Babalola, author of Reese's Book Club pick and national bestseller Honey and Spice

*INCLUDES A NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN SNEAK PEEK OF DAMILARE KUKU'S FORTHCOMING NOVEL*

One night, you will calmly put a knife to your husband's private part and promise to cut it off. It will scare him so much that the next day, he will call his family members for a meeting in the house. He will not call your family members, but you will not care. You won't need them.

In this remarkable short story collection, Damilare Kuku takes us deep into the heart of modern Lagos, Nigeria's largest city, and the lives of a collection of audacious women who cope with romantic difficulties by brilliantly turning the tables on the men who wrong them.

One hardworking married woman calmly threatens sharp-edged revenge on her lazy, hypocritical husband. Another skillfully protects her own business interests by shielding her pastor-husband from allegations of cheating that may or may not be true. A group of wealthy wives deceived by their husbands join forces in a WhatsApp support group called the Virtuous Wives Guild. And a discerning dater fed up with Nigerian men makes a vow to date only oyibos before discovering that white men can act just as badly.

A bestseller in Damilare Kuku's native Nigeria, Nearly All the Men in Lagos Are Mad is a raunchy, satisfying, and outrageous read steeped in the chaos and allure of sub-Saharan Africa's largest city. It's also a love letter to Nigerian women: the women in these stories may be confronted at every turn with liars, scammers, and cheaters in their quests for love, but they always figure out how to come out victorious.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798212898515
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: March 19th, 2024
Language: English