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About International Sisi Eko and Other Stories: Lagos Stories Vol 1
In International Sisi Eko, A desperate doctor commits murder to appease his wife. A drug-dealing family comes undone following a police raid. A young foreign-educated graduate, brimming with patriotic zest, returns to Nigeria to help rebuild her country. But quickly becomes disillusioned as the hassle and unpredictability of Lagos overwhelm her. And in jaunty, pointed observations, “Two-Way Streets” collects and reflects on the motifs of typical Lagos living.
The stories in this anthology take on the beautiful, clustered Lagos with aplomb and all-knowing authority. The characters’ lives coming together to weave a rich tapestry of a city that is at once startling in its grime and entertaining in its glory.
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The book, edited by Professor Hope Eghagha and Karen King-Aribisala, was published in 2018 by Kachifo Limited, publishers of Farafina Books. International Sisi Eko and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by sixteen writers.