The Dragonfly Sea

by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
The Dragonfly Sea
  • ISBN-13: 9781914613081
  • Author(s): Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Publisher: September Publishing
  • Imprint: September Publishing
  • Publication Date: 07-07-2022
  • Format: p/b

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The Dragonfly Sea follows the unforgettable Ayaana's journey to adulthood after her small island childhood is interrupted. Targeted first by religious fundamentalists and second by Chinese emissaries, Ayaana is sent on a container ship to study in China, where she is forced to grow up fast. With its epic scope and lush lyricism Owuor evokes a fascinating kind of beauty in this dangerous, chaotic world and its ever shifting oceans and trade. The Dragonfly Sea is a transcendent story of love and adventure, and of the inexorable need for shelter in a dangerous world.
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The Dragonfly Sea follows the unforgettable Ayaana's journey to adulthood after her small island childhood is interrupted. Targeted first by religious fundamentalists and second by Chinese emissaries, Ayaana is sent on a container ship to study in China, where she is forced to grow up fast. With its epic scope and lush lyricism Owuor evokes a fascinating kind of beauty in this dangerous, chaotic world and its ever shifting oceans and trade. The Dragonfly Sea is a transcendent story of love and adventure, and of the inexorable need for shelter in a dangerous world.

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