A review by dwejra
Freshwater, by Akwaeke Emezi
challenging dark emotional reflective sad tense medium-paced
This is, without a doubt, one of the most original novels I've ever read. In this gripping autobiography Emezi blurs the lines between the events from their life and their emotional journey of dealing with trauma, and accepting their nature as ogbanje.
Graphic: Self harm, Dysphoria, Sexual assault, Sexual violence, Rape, Sexual content, Mental illness, and Suicide attempt
Moderate: Child death