And So I Roar

(Trade paper)
Dispatches on 13/08/2024

'Dare has proved, once again, that she is a masterful storyteller to be reckoned with'TARA M. STRINGFELLOW, author of Memphis'An edge-of-your-seat return to the world of The Girl with the Louding Voice'CHARMAINE WILKERSON, author of Black CakePlucky fourteen-year-old Adunni is in Lagos, excited to finally enrol in school. Having escaped her rural village in a desperate bid to seek a better future, she's found refuge with Tia, a kind and brilliant woman on her own troubled journey of self-discovery.But it's not so simple to run away from your past. On the night before she is due to join her new classmates for her first lesson, a terrible knocking at the front gate summons Adunni back to her home village, Ikati, where her dramatic story of resilience first begun.As Tia frantically tries to protect her from an uncertain fate, Adunni must try to save not only herself but all the young women of her village, and transform Ikati into a place where girls are allowed to claim the bright futures they deserve - and roar their stories to the world.PRAISE FOR ABI DARE'S THE GIRL WITH THE LOUDING VOICE'A brave, fresh voice . . . unforgettable'NEW YORK TIMES'The book character I love the most'MAGGIE O'FARRELL'The words jump off the page'GUARDIAN