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Yaba Badoe

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Yaba Badoe

  • 5 stars across 3 books
    Yaba Badoe is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. A graduate of King's College Cambridge, she worked as a civil servant in Ghana before joining the BBC. Her short stories have been published in Critical Quarterly and African Love Stories: an anthology edited by Ama Ata Aidoo. In 2009 her debut novel, True Murder, was published by Jonathan Cape.
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    A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars

    A powerful, haunting debut that steps seamlessly from the horrors of people-trafficking to the magic of African folklo... More

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    The Secret of the Purple Lake

    The Secret of the Purple Lake is a collection of five interlinked stories that take us from Ghana to Orkney, and from Sp... More

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    15th August 2002


    In the desperate search for food during a desolate winter, Marak leads his pack of wolves into the cattle country of W... More

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