Debut Nigerian novel captures a country in turmoil

An addictive tale of love, loss and heartache

12th March, 2017
Aybámi Adébáy: an assured debut

Fiction: Stay With Me, By Aybámi Adébáy, Canongate, €19.95

The debut novel from Nigerian-born Aybámi Adébáy is an addictive tale of love, loss and heartache. It tells the harrowing story of a young couple, Yejide and Akin, starting with their first meeting outside the University of Ife in 1985, and taking us to Akin’s father’s funeral in Ilesa 23 years later, with both taking turns to narrate their journey....

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