The Girl With The Louding Voice by Abi Dare
hortlisted for the British Book Awards Debut Book of the Year 2021Shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2020All you have are your words.Meet Adunni, a teenage girl born into a rural Nigerian village.
Aged fourteen, she is a commodity, a wife, a servant.She is also smart, funny, curious, with a spirit and joy infectious to those around her.
And despite her situation going from bad to worse, she has a plan to escape: she will find her 'louding voice' and get her education, so that she can speak up for herself - and all the girls who came before her.As she turns enemies into friends and superiors into aides, Adunni will take you with her on a heart-breaking but inspiring journey from a small village to the wealthy enclaves of Lagos, and show you that no matter the situation, there is always some joy to be found.
Number of pages: 320 Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 26 mm