Tunrayo Akande

Critic

UK

Tunrayo Akande blog about books.

Radio Sunrise

Date: 19 Jan 2017 Category: Books
8.0 Rating
Radio Sunrise is about a radio journalist, Ifiok who loses funding for his radio drama on a public station in Nigeria. The government stops the funding the programme so he starts to look for alternative funding. The fact that the government cut the funding for the programme made me question whether we can rely on the government. One minute, they are helping the people and the next minute, the help stops. He is then called to work on a documentary ...

Love’s Persuasion

Date: 01 Jul 2016 Category: Books
7.0 Rating
Love’s Persuasion is a romance novel where two characters, Ada and Tony meet and the story explores their relationship and other situations they face as young people at work who have to deal with expectations from their families. Tony was sent abroad to study in England at the age of 10. When he was 28, his parents asked that he return back to Lagos to head his father’s finance company. Tony had other career interests in writing but his fa ...