Dear Senthuran: A black spirit memoir by Akwaeke Emezi

Dear Senthuran: A black spirit memoir

Akwaeke Emezi

nonfiction memoir emotional reflective medium-paced

240 pages | first published 2021


I want to write as if I am free. This book is a story of an unfolding, of navigating embodiment as a nonhuman through the start of a literary career, through heartbreak, chronic pain, and an intimacy with death, of becoming a beast. Maybe this can...
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dark 100%
emotional 90%
reflective 81%
challenging 72%
inspiring 36%
mysterious 36%
hopeful 27%
sad 27%
tense 18%
informative 9%


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