The Joys of Motherhood
There is no greater honour for a woman in an Ibo village than to have children - especially sons. Unable to conceive in her first marriage, Nnu Ego is sent away to a new husband in the city of Lagos, where she finally succeeds in becoming a mother.
But things are changing, and a war that unfolds thousands of miles away threatens her family's fortunes and her entire way of life. In a world where motherhood is everything, what will be left for her at the end of it all?
Published: 2022 in UK
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN 13: 9780241578131
ISBN 10: 0241578132
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