Living Outside by Ijezie Alexander Chimmuanya

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Living OutsideTitle: Living Outside

Author: Ijezie Alexander Chimmuanya

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback

Book Dimension: 8.5 x 5.5

Number of Pages: 200

Publication Year: May 12, 2013

Publisher: Spectacle Books Ltd, Lagos, Nigeria


Available at:, and bookstores nationwide.

Short Description: Living outside takes an insight into the life of a naive village girl who falls in love with a British missionary boy in the 1850s. She follows him when he is to go back, hoping life would be better there. however, she discovers that England isn’t the heaven she thought it to be, or her lover a saint when he abandons her and their one-day child in an unknown hospital in London. Living Outside is the winner of Blakey’s Foundation prize for best first book 2013.

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