Contemporary Literary Fiction

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By Ejine Okoroafor-Ezediaro

"A Rose in Bloom is a latest Nigerian cum African story. it truly is greater than simply a typical love tale because it additionally catalogues the cultures and trials of a latest day Nigerian society.

It narrates the existence a tender woman on coming of age yet despite the modernity of instances, age outdated ideals and culture approximately derail all her marriage ceremony plans.

Life within the urban and the agricultural components are unraveled because the fight among conventional tenets and western impacts is traced within the lifetime of Nkiru Ubaka, the heroine of the tale. She used to be born of center type mom and dad and had the presumed reliable life.

On coming of age like a rose in bloom, Nkiru attracted many suitors which initiated a fight. With that settled and Nkiru now engaged and able to tie the knot yet for an additional relatives mystery to floor and derail all of the good laid out plans.

The tale showcases a dichotomy of rules: it's as political because it is ethical, as glossy because it is conventional and as unique because it is commonly used. It ruffles the feathers of Politics, faith and culture within the African context."

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