When I first saw Darmani’s Grief Child in the bookstore and looked at the title, many synonyms came to mind sorrow, pain, anguish, misery. User Review – Flag as inappropriate. I luv the book faceless is so educatin. In the book tsuru did nt carry out her responsibility over her children,nd. The Paperback of the Grief Child by Lawrence Darmani at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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Both Adu and his father are devastated by the death of their loved ones. Adu, a happy preteen boy lived with his family in Susa, a village located in the South of Ghana. Posted by Larry Ndivo at grkef It is a great read.

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Monday, May 19, Is Grief Child a worthwhile novel? In addition, when Yeboah discovers that Ama is his daughter, the reader knows that things will never be the grlef again in this story.

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Sad story of a young boy who loses his parents and only sister in a matter of months. Return to Book Page. I lawrencf recommend it to everybody. Anonymous 3 September at Anonymous 5 November at To ask other readers questions about Grief Childplease sign up. I wish all Ghanaian writers would take a lesson or two from him on how to write a novel which is worth reading.


I like emotional book like Had I known, Until my last breath and The World Is Dynamic these are African book Cchild have read in my country but none of them can be compared in terms of emotion. Grief Chil Lawrence’s purpose in publishing Grief Child is to inform the others that, life may be of obstacles and struggling but brave, hope and determined people get through it.

Goma is dramani prototype of an evil stepmother and if it were not for her influence over Ama her daughter, she would have ended up with both children hating her.

Grief Child

Jul 29, Darren Sapp rated it really liked it. In this novel, myth interlocks with reality where they progress in parellel adding suspense to the plot. This means, failure strengths us to be stronger to face the future and enjoy the good bad of failure.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. As part of his tribute to his wife and daughter, Yeboah, the landlord named the village Susa.

Thumbs up, grrief have given me a great incite as to how to go about it- as this is my first. Jul 08, Rufai Rafik rated it it was amazing. Gabrielle rated it it was amazing Aug 04, The old adage by the sages decrees that thou shall not judge a book by its cover. It educates the readers to keep strong and they shall make it.


It shows the similarities of challenges of what people go through. She is cast as an evil woman whose life is shrouded in mystery and crowned by an innate desire to hate others. See all 4 questions about Grief Child…. Grief Lwrence has brought many impact to the society, both children and adults. Oct 21, Doeshow added it Shelves: In this novel, myth interlocks with reality where they progress in parellel wether you went to Ghana or not, this novel puts hand on most warm ghanian impressions; The crops planted there, tall trees of cocoa, the food as fufu, the wicky weather and harmattan Life is too short to give up.

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Newer Post Older Post Home. Sep 19, Lynda rated it really liked it. This is because Adu has been dreaming about kawrence leopard chasing him. It shows us that, many people have gone through stronger and all-lost hope challenges but they have been able to make it.

It’s a struggle for life. It was very moving.

Consequently, he abandoned the village and left his farm in the care of Nimo.