The Dragonfly Sea
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
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From the publisher
From the award-winning author of Dust comes a magical, sea-saturated, coming-of-age novel that transports readers from Kenya to China and Turkey. On an island in the Lamu Archipelago lives a solitary, stubborn child called Ayaana and her mother, Munira. When a sailor named Muhidin, also an outsider, enters their lives, Ayaana finds something she has never had before: a father. But as she grows into adulthood, forces of nature, history and religion begin to reshape Ayaana's life - leading her overseas where new intimacies offer fraught choices. Told with a glorious, sensual lyricism, The Dragonfly Sea is a transcendent story of passion and adventure; of theinexorable need for loving shelter in a dangerous world.