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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All the same it was not that bad just not my cup of tea. Sep 19, Lawernce rated it really liked it. The rainbow is beautiful despite its variegated colours that portray a spectrum of diversity. 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. Darmni by Mary Okeke Like: Kofi Kingpharoah rated it it was amazing Nov 05, It’s a struggle for life.

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Books by Lawrence Darmani. Sep 09, Bra Anyaa rated it it was amazing. I loved the story. Grief Child has brought many impact to the society, both children and adults. Mar 09, Maxwell Darkani rated it it was amazing.

I have my reservations about this book even though it won the Commonwealth Book Prize. But he wanted to live”.


Aug 25, Mary rated it liked it. A YA Christian fiction that I would recommend mostly to young people who are going through difficulties and are bereft of hope. From a distant cluster of neighboring villages, Adu herd a dog bark.

This is because Adu has been dreaming about a leopard chasing him. Grief Child is an inspirational book to the ladrence and those who have heard of it. Newer Post Older Post Home.

Grief Child

I opine that Grief Child is an interesting novel to read but the aesthetics of the gridf are marred by the numerous authorial intrusions. Return to Book Page. Sad story of a young boy who loses his parents and only sister in a matter of months.

Probably the writer intended to conform to certain publishing darmsni or the fact that Daystar University was involved in the publication of the text contributed to the overt spiritual theme that the novel rides on.

Mary Okeke Reviews: Grief Child, , Lawrence Darmani ***

I have one at home, read by my first boy who is in SHS 2. The boy, after losing virtually everything, lives a happy life at last. Anonymous 5 November at Mary Okeke 2 September at Thanks a lot you have really helped.

Hi mary this is erasmus, it was nice using ur review, it helped me larence lot especially for my paper work i did. The little village of Susa slept in darkness in the heart of the forest farms, among the tall trees.


His life is ended but yours is not”.

Whatever it is, Darmani could have done better and let the story take its course and not give in to the controlling impetus that is at time wont to come into play in creative writing. Gabrielle rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Mary Okeke 7 October at Harold Dagadu rated it liked it Sep 06, Nov 23, Eugenia Ampofo rated it it was amazing.

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Nov 08, Allan Jerry added it. It was better not to be awake or hear noises However the challenge lies in deciding what to hold on to and what to borrow from other cultures even as we abandon others.

The resultant confusion has further alienated the The emerging Kenyan urban space has chilc characterised by all manner of ambiguities. Jul 29, Darren Sapp rated it really liked it. Yet, it is not all that. This narrative is thus an allegorical story of the struggles of the African people to rediscover themselves at the backdrop of colonialism and its attendant consequences.