Incredibly beautiful I could not put this down A great contemporary with characters that will be remembered I received this book free from NetGalley in exchange for my honest review.
à How Beautiful We Were Ò How Beautiful We Were, by Imbolo Mbue, was a book and a half I saw another reviewer call this book an epic, and I completely agree This book forced me to read it slowly I couldn t skim over words and read each sentence with care and focus I m not sure if it was the writing style or the plot, but I do know by the time I reached the end of How Beautiful We Were I felt drained and exhausted, in a good way It s not that the book was emotional like A Little Life, or that so much happened in the plot that we read through 200 years of history like other books, but something about this book and its characters wrapped me into the story and made me feel exactly as I m sure they themselves were feeling I loved the narration style, and particularly loved how Mbue chose to keep one of the narrators as The Children , without giving themof an ident The Celebrated Author Of The New York Times BestsellerBehold The Dreamers, Comes A Sweeping, Wrenching Story About The Collision Of A Small African Village And An America Oil CompanyWe Should Have Known The End Was Near So Begins Imbolo Mbue S Powerful Second Novel, How Beautiful We Were Set In The Fictional African Village Of Kosawa, It Tells The Story Of A People Living In Fear Amidst Environmental Degradation Wrought By An American Oil Company Pipeline Spills Have Rendered Farmlands Infertile Children Are Dying From Drinking Toxic [ read Online How Beautiful We Were ò words PDF ] by Imbolo Mbue ç Water Promises Of Clean Up And Financial Reparations To The Villagers Are Made And Ignored The Country S Government, Led By A Brazen Dictator, Exists To Serve Its Own Interest Left With Few Choices, The People Of Kosawa Decide To Fight Back Their Struggle Would Last For Decades And Come At A Steep Price Told Through The Perspective Of A Generation Of Children And The Family Of A Girl Named Thula Who Grows Up To Become A Revolutionary, How Beautiful We Were Is A Masterful Exploration Of What Happens When The Reckless Drive For Profit, Coupled With The Ghost Of Colonialism, Comes Up Against One Community S Determination To Hold Onto Its Ancestral Land And A Young Woman S Willingness To Sacrifice Everything For The Sake Of Her People S Freedom The Unforgettable Story Of A Community On The Wrong End Of Western Greed, How Beautiful We Were Will Enthrall You, Appall You, And Show You What Is Possible When A Few People Stand Up And Say This Is Not Right A Masterful Novel By A Spellbinding Writer Engaged With The Most Urgent Questions Of Our Day David Ebershoff, Bestselling Author Of The Danish Girl

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