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    • Baking Cakes in Kigali

    • By: Gaile Parkin
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    Once in a great while a debut novelist comes along who dazzles us with rare eloquence and humanity, who takes us to bold new places and into previously unimaginable lives. Gaile Parkin is just such a talent and Baking Cakes in Kilgali is just such a novel. This gloriously written tale, set in modern-day Rwanda, introduces one of the most singular and engaging characters in recent fiction: Angel Tungaraza; mother, cake baker, keeper of secrets, a woman living on the edge of chaos.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • NOT Ladies' Detective--Which is okay!

    • By Rebecca J. Leamon on 04-12-13

    Regular price: $31.93