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Black History Month Book Club


The English department invite all students to our book club to discuss the wonderful novel, Book of Echoes, by Rosanna Amaka.


If you are interested, please email Mrs Floyd, or sign up on the English display board (along RS corridor), by Wednesday 12th October.


All you have to do:

•Read the book during the month of October (copies provided by the English department)

•Meet up in November (date to be confirmed) for a book discussion


The Book of Echoes, saw Rosanna Amaka shortlisted for the Author's Club First Novel Award, The RSL Christopher Bland Award and the HWA Debut Crown Award.


Brixton, 1981. Sixteen-year-old Michael is already on the wrong side of the law. In his community, where job opportunities are low and drug-running is high, this is nothing new.


When Michael falls for Ngozi, a vibrant young immigrant from the Nigerian village of Obowi, their startling connection runs far deeper than they realise.


Narrated by an African woman who lost her life on a slave ship two centuries earlier, this powerful story reveals how Michael and Ngozi’s struggle for happiness began many lifetimes ago.


Through haunting, lyrical words, one unforgettable message resonates: love, hope and unity will heal us all.


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