Easy motion tourist
"Fast and furious, told from a kaleidoscope of different points of view, it's a rollercoaster ride through a world of extremes, where everything is up for grabs." -- The Guardian
"Gritty, gripping, and hard to put down, Easy Motion Tourist delves into the dark side of Lagos, with a narrative structure that feels fresh and an incredibly immersive atmosphere. A welcome twist on the contemporary thriller." -- The Crime Review
Easy Motion Tourist is a compelling crime novel set in contemporary Lagos, featuring Guy Collins, a British hack who stumbles into the murky underworld of the city. A woman's mutilated body is discarded outside a club near one of the main hotels in Victoria Island. The police pick up Collins, a bystander, as a potential suspect. After experiencing the unpleasant realities of a Nigerian police cell, he is rescued by Amaka, a guardian angel of Lagos working girls. As Collins discovers more of the darker aspectsof what makes Lagos tick--including the clandestine trade in organs--he also slowly falls for Amaka.
Easy Motion Tourist pulsates with the rhythms of Lagos and entertains from beginning to end.
Leye Adenle has written a number of short stories and flash fiction pieces. He has appeared on stage in London in plays including Ola Rotimi's Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again . Leye comes from a family of writers, the most famous of whom was his grandfather, Oba Adeleye Adenle I, a former king of Oshogbo in South West Nigeria.
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|Full title||easy motion tourist|
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|display_description||Guy Collins, a British hack, is hunting for an election story in Lagos. A decision to check out a local bar in Victoria Island ends up badly - a mutilated female body is discarded close by and Collins is picked up as a suspect. In the murk of a hot, groaning and bloody police station cell, Collins fears the worst. But then Amaka, a sassy guardian angel of Lagos working girls, talks the police station chief around. She assumes Collins is a BBC journo who can broadcast the city's witchcraft and body parts trade that she's on a one-woman mission to stop.With Easy Motion Tourist's astonishing cast, Tarantino has landed in Lagos.|
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|owning_library_santafe||Santa Fe Public Library|
|record_details||ils:.b14929521|Book|Books||English|Cassava Republic Press,|2016.|327 pages ; 20 cm.|
|subject_facet||Detective and mystery fiction, Fiction / Crime, Fiction / Mystery & Detective / International Mystery & Crime, Fiction / Thrillers / Crime, Fiction / Urban Life, Journalists -- Nigeria -- Lagos -- Fiction, Lagos (Nigeria) -- Fiction, Murder -- Nigeria -- Lagos -- Fiction, Mystery fiction|
|title_display||Easy motion tourist|
|title_full||Easy motion tourist / Leye Adenle|
|title_short||Easy motion tourist|
|topic_facet||Fiction / Crime, Fiction / Mystery & Detective / International Mystery & Crime, Fiction / Thrillers / Crime, Fiction / Urban Life, Journalists, Murder|