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When I first saw Darmani’s Grief Child in the bookstore and looked at the title, many synonyms came to mind sorrow, pain, anguish, misery. User Review – Flag as inappropriate. I luv the book faceless is so educatin. In the book tsuru did nt carry out her responsibility over her children,nd. The Paperback of the Grief Child by Lawrence Darmani at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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Whatever it is, Darmani could have done better and let the story take its course and not give in to the controlling impetus that is at alwrence wont to come into play in creative writing.

Gabrielle rated it it was amazing Aug 04, The greatest strength of the story is when Afolabi thought of going to school even though there was no hope. Apr 11, Louisa Opoku rated it it was amazing.

Structured into two parts, the novel is fairly grieff to read and to keep track of events as they unfold. Replaying Societal Ills on Stage Image courtesy of Google Writing within a context of a geographical region troubled by social, politi I wish all Ghanaian writers would take a lesson or two from him on how to write a novel which is worth reading.

Lawrence Darmani

Preview — Grief Child by Lawrence Darmani. Is the novel then worth your time to read? I found myself in tears when I got to the middle of the story. Oct 09, Addo Benjamin armah rated it it was amazing. The book, Grief Child is well written.

Africans are grief children and the newly independent nations are orphans in one way or the other. Is Grief Child a novel worth our reading? My girl read it in primary 6 and enjoyed it. Anonymous 5 November at Mar 09, Wendy rated it it was amazing.


The book is so nice. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Monday, May 19, Is Grief Child a worthwhile novel?

We would like to read and discover what has contributed to her guarded interaction with or about the story of Yeboah. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. His role in helping the Chief of Buama apprehend and convict local thieves provides him with a sense of meaning in life. Dec 04, Damien rated it really liked it.

There is no place like home. Not a bad book actually. Although book prescription is not by any means anything objective, I will endeavour to share my subjective and limited view on whether this novel is worth reading or not.

Grief Child

Grace Quainoo rated it did not like it Aug 29, Karo, I read along because I had to, you know part of a challenge. It teaches more moral lessons and African culture.

Is one of the interesting book you could ever get to read. A well written novel that won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for best first book Africa in His life is ended but yours is not”. Consequently, he abandoned the village and left his farm in the care of Nimo.

It is especially so for fiction which provides a wide array of texts to choose from. You don’t need to enjoy the story, but you read anyway and write your review.

Apr 29, Jerry rated it it was amazing. Read this piece back inand I do remember reading with eye-filled tears at some point. This book really deserve the award. It tells the reader that at every challenge just be courageous and not give up at ones.


All the same it was not that bad just not my cup of tea. It is a great read. Dear Martin Uchenna, I am so glad that this has been helpful. The rainbow is beautiful despite its variegated colours that portray a spectrum of diversity. His father was a kind and humble farmer while his mother was a hardworking housewife who sometimes helped her husband on the farm.

Grief Child by Lawrence Darmani

Mar 21, Kyere K. Therefore, Grief Child invites the reader to read, nay see the many young African nations as being symbolised through the character of Adu. It is well organized and the characters in the story played an important role.

Lawrence’s purpose in publishing Grief Child is to inform the others that, life may be of obstacles and struggling but brave, hope and determined people get through it. Listeners to the story know what the story says, and what the character went through.

Grief Child is actually part of the reading literature for secondary or senior high students in Ghana. Hi mary this is erasmus, it was nice using ur review, it helped me a lot especially for my paper work i did. Fortunately, he failed as he remembered what a Christian friend once told him.