Waiting for an Angel

This is a beautifully judged work, powerful, compassionate and complete. The Observer

This is a startlingly vivid novel....Habila paints an extraordinary tableau. Publishers Weekly

Habila's fictionalization...reveals the true casualties of oppression better than any news or history. Library Journal

In elegant, economical, and often lyrical prose, Habila captures the state of terror under which Nigerians were forced to live. The Times

Tender, funny and compassionate. Doris Lessing

Habila's debut is exciting...he is one of the first literary voices to emerge from the newly democratic Nigeria. San Francisco Chronicle

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Maya Jaggi, Guardian (UK)



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