Review: Clandestine

Title: Clandestine Author: Tomi Adesina Number of Pages: 129 The story begins with Alex, who is a married professional, waking up in the house of a lady with whom he had spent the night and she was obviously not his wife. The story progresses on and by the fourth chapter we’re onto the line that Alex’s extramarital affairs are taking a toll on his family and career. His wife is fed up and the marriage is heading towards a divorce. click here to read full version…

Sonnet IV – Love like a tear drop

Just like a tear drop All that we ever do All we really make And man’s achievements Gets wiped off so soon, Vanishes sooner. Love like a tear drop Is just a blot when the wind of time blows. A simple tear drop. Only its trails remain. The big world is small Small like a tear drop. Excerpt from Tito O’tobi’s The Heartbreak Diary by

Rescue Ladies

Book Title: Rescue Ladies Author: Olubunmi Mabel A young doctor entered the consultant’s office. ‘’The ultrasound result is out sir,’’ he announced, handing over the result to him. Zainab’s heart leapt. The consultant took a cursory look at it and drew a long breath. ‘’Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy. I thought as much,’’ he muttered to himself. ‘’Is she conscious now?’’ he asked. ‘’Yes sir, but weak. The IV fluids and the second pint of blood are in progress.’’ ‘’Good. Prepare a click here to read full version…

Review: Tomorrow is too far

Title: Tomorrow is too far Author: Chimamanda N. Adichie Book: The thing around your neck The story has a slightly reflective mood about a couple of childhood pranks gone wrong and its attendant scar on the participants. Also, not lost is the fact that the prankster was incited by feelings of jealousy aroused from preferential treatments meted out to her brother because he’s the bearer of the family name. This is a scenario that is all too common in many click here to read full version…

Review: Jumping Monkey Hill

Title: Jumping Monkey Hill Author: Chimamanda N. Adichie Book: The Thing Around Your Neck The story follows the experiences of aspiring writer Ujunwa at a writing workshop hosted by the British academic Edward Campbell and sponsored by the British Council. Evidently, Edward’s choices in location of the workshop venue and criticisms are deeply rooted in his pride as a devoted Oxford scholar of African literature for forty years and also to subtly humiliate his subjects. This absolutely forms Ujunwa’s first click here to read full version…

Tito O’tobi is the author of The Heartbreak Diary and The Hunchback of Langbodo trilogy. He is a well-versed writer and poet with numerous unpublished works featured on blogs, magazines and newspapers around the world. His spare time is used up in humanitarian service with the Red Cross. Please be welcome to read my posts and of course comment and share. by