Welcome to Lagos

A Novel
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical
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When army officer Chike Ameobi is ordered to kill innocent civilians, he knows it is time to desert his post. As he travels toward Lagos with Yemi, his junior officer, and into the heart of a political scandal involving Nigeria's education minister, Chike becomes the leader of a new platoon, a band of runaways who share his desire for a different kind of life. Among them is Fineboy, a fighter with a rebel group, desperate to pursue his dream of becoming a radio DJ; Isoken, a 16-year-old girl whose father is thought to have been killed by rebels; and the beautiful Oma, escaping a wealthy, abusive husband. 

Full of humor and heart, Welcome to Lagos is a high-spirited novel about aspirations and escape, innocence and corruption. It offers a provocative portrait of contemporary Nigeria that marks the arrival in the United States of an extraordinary young writer.

©2018 Chibundu Onuzo (P)2018 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

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Awful accent

This audio book does the novel a huge disservice- the accent of the narrator is just awful and unbearable to listen to. What a shame!

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