About this book
This stunning debut novel is about the untold stories of four remarkable African women. Abie follows the arc of a letter from London back to Africa to a coffee plantation that could now be hers. Thus begins the gathering of her family's history, through the tales of her four aunts, each born to a different wife of her grandfather. 'A writer of startling talent...' "Daily Telegraph"
Abie follows the arc of a letter from London back to Africa to a coffee plantation that now could be hers if she wants it. Standing among the ruined groves she strains to hear the sound of the past, but the layers of years are too many. Thus begins the gathering of her family's history through the tales of her aunts.