Buchtipps - Coming-of-age

Achen and Nyakale: twin sisters, separated from childhood to inherit different destinies.  In the hope of inheriting a better life, a mother makes the heart-wrenching decision to send one child, Nyakale, to South Africa to be raised by her well-off sister, the child’s aunt, who has no children of her own. The other child, Achen, stays in...
Best friends Karl and Abu grow up in inner city London and grapple with racism, lack of opportunity and gender identity. When Karl sets out to explore his roots and search for his estranged father in Nigeria, Abu gets involved in the so-called London riots of 2011 following the death of Mark Duggan, who was shot by Police during a traffic stop...