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Jagua Nana

Read & download Ð Jagua Nana Å PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Bold moving entertaining and controversial this is the great novel of 1960s Lagos life with one of the most unforgettable heroines in literature Jagua Nana no longer young but still irresistible lives a life of hedonism in Lagos men parties fights wild nights in the Tropicana with her handsome young boyfriend Freddie Rushing from one experience to the next in search of something she can't uite grasp Jagua finds herself embroiled in shady politics caught up in village feuds and a source of drama wherever she goes In this vivid depiction of 1960s Nigeria everyone is hustling and everyone is on the make and a woman like Jagua must find her own unconventional path to fulfilment This book took me to a Lagos that existed before My birthI felt so many different emotions reading this and I felt sorry for the main character of the story

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Read & download Ð Jagua Nana Å PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Bold moving entertaining and controversial this is the great novel of 1960s Lagos life with one of the most unforgettable heroines in literature Jagua Nana no longer young but still irresistible lives a life of hedonism in Lagos men parties fights wild nights in the Tropicana with her handsome young boyfriend Freddie Rushing from one experience to the next in search of something she can't uite grasp Jagua finds herself embroiled in shady politics caught up in village feuds and a source of drama wherever she goes In this vivid depiction of 1960s Nigeria everyone is hustling and everyone is on the make and a woman like Jagua must find her own unconventional path to fulfilment Set in Lagos in Nigeria Cyprian Ekwensi s Jagua Nana tells the story of a very beautiful but ageing sex worker whose much younger lover Freddie longs to travel to England to study law Using some of her savings Jagua offers the money to Freddie to pay for his passage to the UK on the understanding that when he returns he will marry her Freddie however despite being prepared to take Jagua s money does not like the way she earns it and although Jagua lies to him and tells him she does not solicit for money Freddie does not believe her When he meets Nancy the daughter of Jagua s rival Mama Nancy Freddie finds himself falling in love with the fresh and very lovely young woman but he finds it difficult to extract himself from the passionate and possessive Jagua especially as she is going to help him to get to England and Jagua although she is prepared to help Freddie get to England to improve his prospects has no intention of letting him goFirst published in 1961 I have the 2018 Penguin Modern Classics Edition which has an absolutely gorgeous cover this novel which won the Dag Hammarskj ld prize in literature is one about which I have very mixed feelings and one I have difficulty grading accurately by s star rating system There were parts to the story which were interesting to read but the characters are rather stereotypical and unrounded even Jagua who despite being the main protagonist could not be described as well fleshed and there is much we do not know about her although we do learn a lot about her body in fact the author s descriptions when writing about women are rather cringeworthy Her superbly tanned and shapely body stood revealedfull breasts with long nipplessmall buttocks silky smooth with an eel like electricness that sent shivers of madness through him and she turned her backthe jeans clung tight and when she walked each tremendous lobe of her buttocks contracted against the garment I have to say that the way the author describes women mostly by their sexual attributes and revealing very little about their personalities or feelings spoilt this story for meWhat is good about this novel is the author s depiction of 1950searly 60s Lagos its nightlife its corruption and the way that almost everyone seems to be on the hustle And although there were parts to this story that irritated me Jagua Nana s adventures in Lagos and her travels in Nigeria did hold my interest and I found myself wanting to read on and discover what would happen to her and whether she would finally get what she wanted3 Stars

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Read & download Ð Jagua Nana Å PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Bold moving entertaining and controversial this is the great novel of 1960s Lagos life with one of the most unforgettable heroines in literature Jagua Nana no longer young but still irresistible lives a life of hedonism in Lagos men parties fights wild nights in the Tropicana with her handsome young boyfriend Freddie Rushing from one experience to the next in search of something she can't uite grasp Jagua finds herself embroiled in shady politics caught up in village feuds and a source of drama wherever she goes In this vivid depiction of 1960s Nigeria everyone is hustling and everyone is on the make and a woman like Jagua must find her own unconventional path to fulfilment Brilliant book Well written and main figures believable

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