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The Girl with the Louding Voice A powerful, emotional debut novel told in the unforgettable voice of a young Nigerian woman who is trapped in a life of servitude but determined to fight for her dreams and choose her own future Adunni is a fourteen year old Nigerian girl who knows what she wants an education This, her mother has told her, is the only way to get a louding voice the ability to speak for herself and decide her own future But instead, Adunni s father sells her to be the third wife of a local man who is eager for her to bear him a son and heirWhen Adunni runs away to the city, hoping to make a better life, she finds that the only other option before her is servitude to a wealthy family As a yielding daughter, a subservient wife, and a powerless slave, Adunni is told, by words and deeds, that she is nothingBut while misfortunes might muffle her voice for a time, they cannot mute it And when she realizes that she must stand up not only for herself, but for other girls, for the ones who came before her and were lost, and for the next girls, who will inevitably follow she finds the resolve to speak, however she can in a whisper, in song, in broken English until she is heard

10 thoughts on “The Girl with the Louding Voice

  1. says:

    The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi DareCourageous Compelling Fearless I loved this book so much I could not stop talking about this and recommending this book I haven t read a book like this since forever and what a powerful and emotional read this was for me What an amazing debut novel by Abi Dare whose writing

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    4.5 stars Your schooling is your voice, child It will be speaking for you even if you didn t open your mouth to talk It will be speaking till the day God is calling you come Adunni is a fourteen year old Nigerian girl who wants nothingthan to go to school and become a teacher Her mother is the one who encourages her to fi

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    After reading so many rave reviews for this book I just had to get the audiobook WOW is all I can say This book touched me in so many ways, I felt laughter, love, fear, betrayal, anguish and finally triumph I don t always write reviews on audiobooks that I receive from my library but this book is spectacular and not to be miss

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    5 stars This is immediately going on my best of 2020 list There is so much to hold on to and talk about with this very special book I found myself bereft of all hope as I read about Adunni s life, yet she continually amazed me It opens with Adunni learning she will soon be married to a man older than her father, where she will beco

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    A beautiful debut novel Once again I judged a book by its cover and once again, doing so did not disappoint The main character, our narrator, is every bit as bold and brilliant as the colours on this cover, leaping out from the page as soon as she starts to speak and tell her story.One of the criteria of a good writer is the ability to

  6. says: by Adjoa Andoh Library overdrive , And.synced with the ebook that I own The Girl With Louding Voice , deserves to win every award it s nominated for Why are the women in Nigeria suffering so muchthan the men WHY My heart was heavy taking in so much sorrow, and pain I was crying and laughing at the same time.towards the end a c

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    Adunni is a 14 year old Nigerian girl who has had limited educational opportunities, but she has always wanted to become a teacher Her opportunities shrink evenwhen her father sells her to an old man to become his third wife Her job is to produce a son for him Following a frightening experience, she runs away and a man claiming to be helping her

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    Today is publication day for this book Congratulations, Abi Dare This novel won the Bath Novel Award for unpublished manuscripts in 2018 In this interview Abi Dare shares a little about the story and her writing process starsWhen we think of a coming of age story, we usually imagine a sweet, gradual awakening from adolescence into adulthood There are

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    4.5 starsI wantthan just a voice, I want a louding voice I want to enter a room and people will hear me even before I open my mouth to be speaking I first came across this book in an article written in Daily Kos challenging readers to read 52 books by women of color over the course of the year I fell in love with the cover I fell in love with the descripti

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    4,5 5 stars THE GIRL WITH THE LOUDING VOICE centers around the life of Adunni a fourteen year old Nigerian girl who doesn t want to follow the destiny of all the Nigerian girls and desires to choose her own future.The first chapter already had me infuriated I found myself helpless in front of the cultural imposition Abi Dare does a fantastic job tackling issues

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