By Helen Oyeyemi
The audacious first novel from the award-winning and hugely acclaimed Helen Oyeyemi.
Jessamy “Jess” Harrison, age 8, is the kid of an English father and a Nigerian mom. Possessed of a rare mind's eye, she has a difficult time becoming in in class. it's only whilst she visits Nigeria for the 1st time that she makes a buddy who knows her: a ragged little woman named TillyTilly. yet quickly TillyTilly’s visits turn into extra tense, until eventually Jess realizes she doesn’t truly comprehend who her buddy is in any respect. Drawing on Nigerian mythology, Helen Oyeyemi provides a notable version at the vintage literary subject matter of doubles — either actual and non secular — in this lyrical and ambitious debut.