A review by moonandmadness
Freshwater, by Akwaeke Emezi

dark emotional inspiring reflective medium-paced
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


There is little this novel lacks. Heart breaking prose, inundated with culture, and metaphor, while still staying grounded in experiences that are all too real. Everyone should read this, if they can.

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