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Every Day is for the Thief

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Every Day is for the Thief - Cole, Teju
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A young man decides to visit Nigeria after years of absence. Ahead lies the difficult journey back to the family house and all its memories; meetings with childhood friends and above all, facing up to the paradox of Nigeria, whose present is as burdened by the past as it is facing a new future. Along the way, our narrator encounters life in Lagos. He is captivated by a woman reading on a danfo; attempts to check his email are frustrated by Yahoo boys; he is charmingly duped buying fuel. He admires the grace of an aunty, ...

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Every Day is for the Thief 2015, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571307944

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Every Day Is for the Thief 2014, Random House

ISBN-13: 9780812995787

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Every Day is for the Thief 2014, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571307920

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