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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Lawrence Darmani

Please click here for more info. Apr 29, Jerry rated it it was chilc. I think it is a book worth reading right from the J. It’s the best Ghanaian novel I’ve read. Posted by Larry Ndivo at Thanks a lot you have really helped.

It is an unenviable dilemma that Africans have had to grapple with since the missionaries set foot in the continent. His father was a kind and humble farmer while his mother was a hardworking housewife who sometimes helped her husband on the farm.

Engage: Discourses on Kenyan Literature: Is Grief Child a worthwhile novel?

This is because, its chapter have vrief effect on the reader darmahi in emotions. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Reading Pleasure 8 October at Karo Oforofuo 6 October at I found myself in tears when I got to the middle of the story. I wish all Ghanaian writers would take a lesson or two from him on how to write a novel which is worth reading. This means, failure strengths us to be stronger to face the future and enjoy the good bad of failure.


Herbert Djaba rated it it was amazing Apr 27, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The emerging Kenyan urban space has been characterised by all manner of ambiguities. In this novel, myth interlocks with reality where they progress in parellel adding suspense to the plot.

Grief Child

The book, Grief Child is well written. His life is ended but yours is not”. Sep 09, Bra Anyaa rated it it was amazing. There is no place like home. It is well organized and the characters in the story played an important role. Know what I love about you and your work? Jul 07, Mohammed Humble rated it it was amazing. In this village midnight was a dangerous time. Fortunately, he failed as he remembered what a Christian friend once told him. Grace Quainoo rated it did not like it Aug 29, Nov 08, Allan Jerry added it.

A YA Christian fiction that I would recommend mostly to young people who are going through difficulties and are bereft of hope. As most of you already know, count it part of my reading challenge. Nov 23, Eugenia Ampofo rated it it was amazing. In this novel, myth interlocks with reality where they progress in parellel wether you went to Ghana or not, this novel puts hand on most warm ghanian impressions; The crops planted there, tall trees of cocoa, the food as fufu, the wicky weather and harmattan Whose faith in Christianity helped him in overcoming obstacles after losing all of his family members.


It was great seeing how an author from another culture writes. I enjoyed this book thoroghly.

Jan 14, Evans Ocran added it. Your father wants you to live, he wants you to live for him. Grief Child is actually part of the reading literature for secondary or senior high students in Ghana.

However, in a matter of two months, Adu’s life drastically had a turn of a hundred and eighty degrees as he tragically lost his chuld family members. It was very moving.

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A well written novel laweence won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for best first book Africa in The book is so nice. My High School Crush. May 18, Robin added it. She is cast as an evil woman whose life is shrouded in mystery and crowned by an innate desire to hate others.