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  • When Rain Clouds Gather And Maruby Bessie Head; Helen Oyeyemi

    Little, Brown Book Group 2010; US$ 10.99

    When Rainclouds Gather: Escaping South Africa and his troubled past, Makehaya crosses the border to Botswana, in the hope of leading a peaceful, purposeful life. In the village of Golema Mmidi he meets Gilbert, a charismatic Englishman who is trying to modernise farming methods to benefit the community. The two outsiders join forces, but their task... more...

  • The Icarus Girlby Helen Oyeyemi

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95

    The audacious first novel from the award-winning and highly acclaimed Helen Oyeyemi. Jessamy “Jess” Harrison, age eight, is the child of an English father and a Nigerian mother. Possessed of an extraordinary imagination, she has a hard time fitting in at school. It is only when she visits Nigeria for the first time that she makes a friend who... more...

  • Mr Foxby Helen Oyeyemi

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 12.18

    ‘Oyeyemi reveals a twinkling sense of humour . . . A delight’ Independent Mr Fox, by award-winning author Helen Oyeyemi, is an beautiful and immersive exploration of the labyrinthine world of imagination, storytelling and love. It’s a bright afternoon in 1938 and Mary Foxe is in a confrontational mood. St John Fox, celebrated novelist, hasn’t... more...

  • White is for Witchingby Helen Oyeyemi

    Pan Macmillan 2010; US$ 12.18

    High on the cliffs near Dover, the Silver family is reeling from the loss of Lily, mother of twins Eliot and Miranda, and beloved wife of Luc. Miranda misses her with particular intensity. Their mazy, capricious house belonged to her mother’s ancestors, and to Miranda, newly attuned to spirits, newly hungry for chalk, it seems they have never left.... more...

  • The Icarus Girlby Helen Oyeyemi

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 8.99

    Jessamy Harrison is eight years old. Sensitive, whimsical, possessed of a powerful imagination, she spends hours writing, reading or simply hiding in the dark warmth of the airing cupboard. As the half-and-half child of an English father and a Nigerian mother, Jess just can't shake off the feeling of being alone wherever she goes, and other kids are... more...

  • The Opposite Houseby Helen Oyeyemi

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 8.99

    Maja was five years old when her black Cuban family emigrated from the Caribbean to London, leaving her with one complete memory: a woman singing - in a voice both eerie and enthralling - at their farewell party. Now, almost twenty years later, Maja herself is a singer, pregnant and haunted by what she calls 'her Cuba'. more...

  • Boy, Snow, Birdby Helen Oyeyemi

    Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 10.82

    The fifth novel from award-winning author Helen Oyeyemi, named one of Granta 's best young British novelists. A retelling of the Snow White myth, Boy, Snow, Bird is a deeply moving novel about an unbreakable bond . . . BOY Novak turns twenty and decides to try for a brand-new life. Flax Hill, Massachusetts, isn't exactly a welcoming town,... more...

  • What Is Not Yours Is Not Yoursby Helen Oyeyemi

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 10.82

    'Pure, sensuous enjoyment' The Times The stories collected in What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours are linked by more than the exquisitely winding prose of their creator: Helen Oyeyemi's ensemble cast of characters slip from the pages of their own stories only to surface in another. The reader is invited into a world of lost libraries and locked gardens,... more...

  • Thus Were Their Facesby Silvina Ocampo; Daniel Balderston; Jorge Luis Borges; Helen Oyeyemi

    New York Review Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    An NYRB Classics Original Thus Were Their Faces offers a comprehensive selection of the short fiction of Silvina Ocampo, undoubtedly one of the twentieth century’s great masters of the story and the novella. Here are tales of doubles and impostors, angels and demons, a marble statue of a winged horse that speaks, a beautiful seer who writes... more...

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