After They Left chronicles the life of a young woman, Mafeng and her two young children, Kim and Jugu, as they barely survive a mob inspired massacre. Separated from their mother, the children are forced to wander the jungles and hilly back roads of Plateau state, while their mother is kept locked up in the hospital. The children also come in contact with an international trafficking organization on their journey to safety.

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My Mind Snaps

30 Dec 2016
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In this debut novel, Edify Yakusak establishes herself as a word artist, painting her story with a wide brush of vivid descriptions. The city of Jos comes alive on the pages of this book as she takes us through a tale of sorrow, pain, anguish and des ...
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30 Dec 2016
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Some novels entertain while some dissect serious issues that shape the society and threaten the root of human existence. Edify Yakusak’s ‘After They Left’ is a story that explores love, innocence, violence, death, survival and helplessness in N ...

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Published Date:

August 7th, 2016

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Kurdan Publishing House Ltd. (Nigeria)

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English

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