The Spider King's Daughter


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Shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize and the Commonwealth Book Prize Longlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize The Spider King's Daughter is a modern-day Romeo and Juliet set against the backdrop of a changing Lagos, a city torn between tradition and modernity, corruption and truth, love and family loyalty. Seventeen-year-old Abike Johnson is the favourite child of her wealthy father. She lives in a She lives in a sprawling mansion in Lagos, protected by armed guards and ferried everywhere in a huge black jeep. But being ...

The Spider King's Daughter 2013, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571268917


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The Spider King's Daughter 2012, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571268894


Trade paperback