An impressive debut collection of 17 short stories from the winner of the 2005 Caine Prize for African Writing For the characters in Segun Afolabi's debut collection, "elsewhere" is a place they must transform into home. The Far East, Europe, the Americas, Africa--the stories are as varied as their geographical settings. In the award-winning "Monday Morning" a refugee boy puzzles out his place in a new land. A bereaved father in "Arithmetic" thinks back to a confusing, youthful sexual encounter that has left him ...

A Life Elsewhere 2007, Random House UK

ISBN-13: 9780099485186

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A Life Elsewhere 2006, Jonathan Cape

ISBN-13: 9780224076029

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