Abidemi Sanusi, author, Eyo, nominated for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize
Eyo, an illiterate 10-year-old girl is trafficked to the UK with promises of a better life.
Eventually, she is rescued only to realise that in even in freedom, society demands an exacting price from those it should protect.
'... outstanding...' Judging panel, Commonwealth Writers' Prize
…outstanding commentary on the conditions that make life in home countries unbearable, the casual cruelties meted out on strangers as they travel, and the indifference that sustains it all – Judging panel on Eyo, Commonwealth Writers’ Prize 2010
…up there among the continent’s finest works of realistic fiction – Daily Monitor
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