Author(s): Obioma, Chigozie,
Date of Publication: 13/08/2019,
Pagination: 528 pages,
Published By: Little, Brown Book Group,
Book Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
From the author of the Booker-shortlisted novel, The Fishermen.
A young farmer named Chinonso prevents a woman from falling to her death. Bonded by this strange night on the bridge, he and Ndali fall in love, but it is a mismatch according to her family who reject him because of his lowly status. Is it love or madness that makes Chinonso think he can change his destiny?
Set across Nigeria and Cyprus, An Orchestra of Minorities, written in the mythic style of the Igbo tradition, weaves a heart-wrenching tale about fate versus free will.
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019.
FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOKS OF 2019.