When I first saw Darmani’s Grief Child in the bookstore and looked at the title, many synonyms came to mind sorrow, pain, anguish, misery. User Review – Flag as inappropriate. I luv the book faceless is so educatin. In the book tsuru did nt carry out her responsibility over her children,nd. The Paperback of the Grief Child by Lawrence Darmani at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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Africans are grief children and the newly independent nations are orphans in one way or the other. Hi Mary, i have been asked to go a review on any African literature i chose this book because i find it very interesting. As part of his tribute to his wife and daughter, Yeboah, the landlord named the village Susa.

I would recommend it to everybody. Got tears flowing down my eyes cus it touched my Heart. Food was a major problems but it didn’t stop him from reaching his priority. My suggestion is that you would have to give it a chance and then make up your geief whether it is worth it or not.

Grief Child has brought many impact to the society, both children and adults. Anonymous 3 September at Thanks for telling us about the problem. gref

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I think it is a book that will do for young adults. Reading Pleasure 8 October at Grief Chil Lawrence’s purpose in publishing Grief Child is to inform the others that, life may be of obstacles and struggling but brave, hope and determined people get through it.


Although book prescription is not by any means anything objective, I will endeavour to share my subjective and limited view on whether this novel is worth reading or not. May 18, Robin added it. Adu, a happy preteen boy lived with his family in Susa, a village located in the South of Ghana. Mary Okeke 8 October at Consequently, he abandoned the village and left his farm in the care of Nimo.

Newer Post Older Post Home. Although Adu returns to his home village of Susa, he immediately sneaks away to be united with Ofori and Beckie as his foster parents. I have one at home, read by my first boy who is in SHS 2.

Grief Child

In this novel, myth interlocks with reality where they progress in parellel adding suspense to the plot. In addition, when Yeboah discovers that Ama is his daughter, the reader knows that things will never be the same again in this story.

Karo Oforofuo 6 October at chipd I loved the story. His life is ended but yours is not”. Is the novel then worth your time to read? No trivia or quizzes yet. However the challenge lies in deciding what to hold on to and what to borrow from other cultures even as we abandon others.

Refresh and try again. This is because, its chapter have an effect on the reader especially in emotions. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Whatever it is, Darmani could have done better and let the story take its course and not give in to the controlling gridf that is at time wont to come into play in creative writing.

Following that, he was forced to moved in with his only aunt, who was uncaring and pitiless. It tells the reader that at every challenge just be courageous and not give up at ones. Newer Post Older Post Home. You don’t need to enjoy the story, but you read anyway and write your review.


I didn’t relate any of the characters because they all played a massive role.

It is well organized and the characters in the story played an important role. Mary Okeke 7 October at Sad story of a young boy who loses his parents and only sister in a matter of months. Lists with This Book.

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A good thing Adu chose life over death. I would recommend this book to a friend, a student who is a stranger and has lost hope for his or her future. Hi mary this is erasmus, it was nice using ur review, it helped me a lot especially for my paper work i did. His role in helping the Chief of Buama apprehend and convict local thieves provides him with a sense of meaning in life. Karo, I read along because I had to, you know part of a challenge.

It shows the similarities of challenges of what people go through. All the same, it was not a novel that I particularly enjoyed. The emerging Kenyan urban space has been characterised by all manner of ambiguities.

It was very moving. Open Preview See a Problem?