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After being shortlisted for the Booker with his debut novel, The Fishermen, Chigozie Obioma impressively did the same with his next, An Orchestra of Minorities. In this tragicomic recasting of The Odyssey, humble chicken farmer Chinoso risks all for love, suffering vast and vicious indignities in his quest to win approval from his fiancé’s horrified family. Narrated by Chinoso’s chi, or guardian spirit, An Orchestra of Minorities audaciously weaves ancestral knowledge through this epic contemporary tale of the turmoil of the downtrodden.

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