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THE DEATH OF VIVEK OJI

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What a beautiful way to break my heart.

The Death of Vivek Oji is the kind of book that will make your heart hurt. The writing is at times lyrical in style and the care taken when crafting characters that are real, raw and complex is a true testament to Akwaeke Emezi’s writing.

Taking place in a southeastern Nigerian town, the book begins with Vivek’s mother opening her door to find her sons body wrapped in a colourful fabric. From here, we move through stories and moments of Vivek’s life up until the very last moments.

While there are a few parts that don’t feel like they entirely connect, The Death of Vivek Oji as a whole is a completely raw and emotional read. The themes explored are done so delicately and the care taken with crafting a world centered on the versions of Vivek everyone knew was done so masterfully. If you’re looking for a short, impactful and character driven book to get lost in, you can’t go past The Death of Vivek Oji.

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