Literature Forum: The Fisherman
Thursday, April 11, 2019Time 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Fishermen, by Chigozie Obioma
Presented by Ellie Crawford
This 2015 debut novel by Nigerian author Chigozie Obioma, shortlisted for the Booker Prize, follows four brothers in a small Nigerian village who are given a violent prophecy which shakes their family to the core. Set in the 1990s, the compelling plight of the brothers is rendered in exquisitely beautiful prose.