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“The family is like a forest: if you are outside it is dense; if you are inside you see that each tree has its own position”.-AKAN PROVERB Homegoing is a game changer. Yaa Gyasi’s debut novel will blow your emotions away. It’s easily my best read of 2017 and we’re only 3 months in. The title ‘Homegoing’ is taken from an old African-American belief that death allowed an enslaved person’s spirit to travel back to Africa. It’s a raw story of the beginning of slavery and how its effects are still felt through the generations. Alongside capturing the history of how slavery...

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