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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Mar 11, Bhahirah Larai rated it it was amazing Shelves: I would definitely ‘imagine and hear Lola’s voice long after the I’ve flipped close the pages of this book.

Few books have affected me as strongly as Imagine This and I know that my spirit carries a piece of Lola with me where ever I go now. 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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. She also tries to portray the believability of an increase in responsibility saxe understanding at Lola’s attainment of adulthood.

African Literature News imaginr Review. Unable to speak the language and spurned by her relatives, Lola struggles yhis find her identity in a place where she doesn’t quite fit. Lola becomes not just a character on a page or words on paper.

CRITICAL LITERATURE REVIEW: “Imagine This” by Sade Adeniran

I wish Lola or Sade had toned this cultural criticism down. Please select a library service: Her allusive power fortifies her creativity as she fleshes out Lola as a character.


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No trivia or quizzes yet. How To Write Badly Well. Stuck In A Book. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. I couldn’t stop flipping thr Just got done with this book and my lesson from this is that what you seek is what you get but there’s a lot of things in between and all that matters is how you react towards it. Indeed, we get to read her private wishes, dreams and aspirations for the future. Around the same time, people started telling me about th Idogun is unlike anywhere that Lola axeniran lived before.

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Lists with This Book. A nice round total. Oluchi, thank you once again for reading on this blog and commenting on it.

Linky for my Nigerian mini-challenge! The ten books that I most enjoyed reading this year! Bookie Lee 25 November at Their exodus to Nigeria, their dad’s ghis, with everything that surrounds it, most especially as they are related to the life of the solitary narrator Lolaculminates in Sade Adeniran’s Imagine This.

As Sade plans on writing a sequel, I see her leaving the reader with more to imagine. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Top Books of – One of my favourite bookish activities adenlran year is going back through my list of books read and choosing my top I couldn’t stop flipping through the pages.

An excellent piece by Ms Adeniran. Nard rated it it was amazing Dec 14, Books with similar rating. Her family does not make it easy for her either.


Presented in the prolixity-prone epistolary mode, Imagine This terminates with an end that is a beginning. That’s what the above means to me! Here is a novel that delves into the world of Lola Ogunwole, a fastidious, precocious, adenniran and eagle-eyed girl who cannot but apprise Jupiter, an imaginary inhabitant of her diary, of everything life offers her. Her being enigmatic and tenacious leads me into examining her maker, Sade Adeniran, who probably shares some characteristics with Lola.

May 24, John Timothy rated it really liked it. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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This is going on my wishlist straight away. This is exactly what happens to nine year old Lola Ogunwole. It was well written but very sad and could not be used in the classroom due to sexual content.

Despite the fact that Sade drains her voice of everything mature in the incipient portrait of Lola, she still fails to cover up completely. Thank you for registering which Whichbook. Contemporary kinship fostering is very much at the heart byy Imagine Thisan epistolary novel.