By Diana Evans
A hauntingly attractive, wickedly humorous, and devastatingly relocating novel of innocence and goals that asserts the coming of a massive new expertise to the literary scene within the attic room at 26 Waifer street, exact twins Georgia and Bessi Hunter proportion nectarines and forge their identities, whereas escaping from the disappointment and risk that inhabit the flooring less than. yet innocence lasts for less than so long—and goals, irrespective of how vibrant and strong, can't gradual the relentless incursion of the genuine international.
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He looked for something to count. There were eleven holes in the telephone dial. “Don’t interrupt your mother, Aubrey. What’s happening to my best boy, ay? You’d never’ve spoken to me like that before . . your dear old mum. Aubrey? ” Aubrey pictured her ﬁngers scuttling around the top button of her housedress. He hadn’t the nerve to tell her how long he’d be gone. It could be a year, it could be ﬁve. When he went to say good-bye, standing 26a 43 in the hallway in a long winter coat and a new pair of glasses with a softer lens that kept his eyes from her, he told her maybe six months and that was bad enough.
They asked one another at home. “Where have you been? ” No one asked questions here. They were silent and their joys and hurts were private. She told Nne-Nne (the ﬂame of her, in the mind) everything, how strange it was, how she missed home. ” Opposite the mirror in the hallway, so that you could see it if you saw yourself, Ida put up an ebony carving of an old spirit woman with horns. ” Aubrey wasn’t altogether convinced. He thought it looked mucky, like something off the rag-and-bone cart. In the dining room he lined the main wall with miniature watercolors of the English countryside: the jade ocean at Land’s End, a willow tree in a ﬁeld of buttercups, the misty mouth of the river Wye.
Aubrey was glad to be away from the raucous noise of Lagos, and there were times when he thought he could still hear it from Neasden. Ida’s early reaction to England was mostly a prolonged state of shock. She was shocked by the cold and the coldness that went with it. Up and down Waifer Avenue, or along the foggy city streets during their drives to Kilburn, she stared at the way people slid past one another without a ﬂicker of curiosity, at how fast they walked, speeding around trees and lampposts to avoid contact.