Olufunke Ogundimu

Critic

Nigeria

Olufunke Ogundimu is an MFA fiction candidate at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her work has been published in Nigeria, Uganda, and the United States. She’s currently working on a historical novel set in fourteenth/fifteenth century West Africa.

What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

Date: 01 Aug 2017 Category: Books
9.0 Rating
Lesley Nneka Arimah’s debut collection of short stories, What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky, is marked by a refreshing unrepentance about the use of Nigerian phrases, and non-English words generally. The author presents them confidently, as though part of a natural conversation with her readers, without explaining their meanings. Rather than impeding the flow of the stories, or detracting from their brilliance, they enhance the fiction ...