Season of Crimson Blossoms (Abubakar Adam Ibrahim)

"Hajiya Binta Zubairu was finally born at fifty-five when a dark-lipped rogue with short, spiky hair, like a field of minuscule anthills, scaled her fence and landed, boots and all, in the puddle that was her heart."

"Hajiya Binta Zubairu was finally born at fifty-five when a dark-lipped rogue with short, spiky hair, like a field of minuscule anthills, scaled her fence and landed, boots and all, in the puddle that was her heart."

Nigeria / 2016

This book details a shocking affair between a 55-year-old widow and a 25-year-old weed dealer in conservative Northern Nigeria. This is one of the relatively few internationally-released Nigerian books that features Nigerian Muslims and the Hausa language.

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