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Easy motion tourist

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Publisher:
Cassava Republic Press,
Pub. Date:
2016.
Language:
English
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"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 aspects of 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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Grouping Title easy motion tourist
Grouping Author adenle leye
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
Last Indexed 2018-08-16 04:29:54AM

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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
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