Buy Imagine This by Sade Adeniran from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. It is when nine-year old Lola Ogunwole is wrenched from all that is familiar in London and thrust into an alien culture. Abandoned by her father and. Imagine This [S Adeniran] on Imagine This Paperback – Paperback: pages; Publisher: Sade’s World Ltd (); Language: English.

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It’s a harsh culture shock for the westernised girl. To find out more, axeniran how to control cookies, see here: She is made to walk miles and miles every morning for water. This is the End my Friends. This novel is told through journal entries by the progtaginst Lola, aeeniran young Nigerian girl living in London until her world is turned upside down and she is dragged back to live in Nigeria.

Still it’s an eye opening fictional accout and worth the time. What a pathetic situation for Africans! Well, she’s written Imagine This, we should await Imagine That imaagine an answer to such question. It was well written but very sad and could not be used in the classroom due to sexual content. To view it, click here. Imagine This is not just a story, not just a novel.

June 18, October 2, Kinna. African Literature News and Review. Her father’s choices in how to bring her up remain a mystery throughout the book, and her life goes from something that I can identify with, to a world away from things I know. To ask other readers questions about Imagine Thisplease sign up.


Spread across the pages of the novel is a story told in a simple and eclectic diction which embraces both African and Yoruba proverbs; a characterization borne and named out of the personal views of the narrator. All the main character wanted was to return back to England from the very 1st page and got that desire at the last page but there was lots of pain, crying, laughter and experience.

Lola starts becoming a woman. Idogun is unlike anywhere that Lola has lived before. Linky for my Nigerian mini-challenge!

I also found myself feeling sad with her, I didn’t cry, but I felt like and probably looked it too. Lola thinks that her troubles are over; but they have just begun. Maybe if I kept my legs open I’d also get expelled and Daddy would have to find me another school for me to go in Lagos” pg.

Imagine This by Sade Adeniran

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. My full review is here – http: Trivia About Imagine This. My brief summary of the plot does not do the scope of this novel justice. I felt every emotion. Joseph Omotayo 8 March at A Work in Progress. At least I can look forward wdeniran a satisfying read. Apr 01, Ukamaka Olisakwe rated it really liked it. Sep 05, Scarletredish Rack rated it it was amazing. That’s what the above means to me! To meet the demand for expa An interesting debut novel and an amazing coming of age story.


Few authors are able to render a character so completely.

In Nigeria, her father basically abandons her in his paternal village of Idogun to be fostered by extended relatives. In my perspective; a great book lures the reader into believing the reality the author is creating and it also helps if the facts of that reality resonates with the target audience – A feat Sade Adeniran expertly navigates in Imagine This.

Remember it’s told in journal form however, so if that’ll put you off, don’t bother but I think that is what makes this novel so devastating and real. In my perspective; a gre Imagine This is a sad story, a great one at that but what stands out is the realism behind the situation the protagonist finds herself in. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. A lot of heartache, and I ghis a LOT of heartache but she overcomes.

Lola starts to change and mature.

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In conclusion, a refreshing read that serves as a reminder of the foundation of the current Nigerian society. The descriptions were very vivid and has a lot to relate to because it was indigenous to our Nigerian society. In this review, Oyebanji Ayodele has acted the Jupiter and has spoken back to Lola out of her diary. Newer Post Older Post Home. Nathan Bransford – Literary Agent.