By Okey Ndibe
In the rustic of Madia (based partially on Ndibe’s local Nigeria) a tender prostitute runs into the ocean and drowns. The final guy who spoke to her, the “madman” Bukuru, is requested to account for her final moments. while his testimony implicates the Madian defense force, Bukuru is arrested and charged along with her dying. on the first day of trial, Bukuru, appearing as his personal lawyer, counters those fees with allegations of his personal, conversing not just of presidency complicity in a chain of violent attacks and killings, yet telling the courtroom that the president of Madia himself is in charge of rape and homicide. The incident is hushed up, and Bukuru is distributed again to felony, the place he'll most probably meet his finish. yet a tender journalist manages to go to him, and jointly they trip via many years of background that remove darkness from Bukuru’s existence, and that of the complete country. A courageous and strong paintings of fiction, Arrows of Rain is an excellent dramatization of the complicated components at the back of the near-collapse of a kingdom from essentially the most interesting novelists writing today.
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