"An Orchestra of Minorities" By Chigozie Obioma: An Epic Masterpiece of Forbidden Love
The new novel, An Orchestra of Minorities is a heart-breaking and mythic story about a Nigerian poultry farmer who sacrifices everything to win the woman he loves, by Man Booker Finalist and author of The Fishermen , Chigozie Obioma. A contemporary twist on the Odyssey, "An Orchestra of Minorities" is narrated by the chi, or spirit of a young poultry farmer named Chinonso. His life is set off course when he sees a woman who is about to jump off a bridge. Horrified by her recklessness, he hurls two of his prized chickens off the bridge. The woman, Ndali, is stopped in her tracks.