my father’s kidnapping

To me the word ‘ kidnapping’ is a strange word. I see a small child, a kid, being napped, taken away, stolen. But the word is also used for old men who are napped, stolen, taken away, dragged out of a car.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie writes about the kidnap of her old father, when he travelled in his car in his Nigeria.

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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