Book Review: Binti: Home By Nnedi Okorafor

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Binti: Home

I’m kinda happy for the chance I got for reading this much-talk book by Nnedi Okorafor. The book that had made me sojourn every bookshop for its purchase. Now find its way to my stance through a friend. And matter of fact, it also deserves the best.

Besides, on the ground of putting the stupidity, I had behind of me. Not to let any of the much-talked Author’s book available at my disposal again, I was prompted to give it a perusal.

Meanwhile, I was mistaken opted for a sequel. I never knew it was a sequel until I initially stumbled on some pages. Which giving an inference of some parts of its prequel. And, on the contrary, it still reached my comprehension. So I wish to do the review quickly. so here is the starting.

Yeah! that makes me remember the science/fiction movie that made my interest instigated for reading this novella. But, Binti: Home the story of an alien theory girl was entirely different from entertainment. It was interactive as the movies would seem inferior to it. Basically, it had passed through embellishment and alteration in the hand of gracious filmmakers.

The book which was eponymously titled. Written by Nnedi Okorafor widely give an insight on ways of imaging extraterrestrial creatures. Nnedi Okarafor’s book keeps evoking a feeling of extraterrestrial creatures in their uniqueness and eccentric as well.

The novel tells a story of a girl Binti, who was from the Himba village of Osemba land enrolling at the Oomza university, an extraterrestrial University.

The sequel started in the stance of Binti’s first year of her enrollment in the extraterrestrial University. Later, she was engulfed with skepticism when she was unable to answer the questions of making a decision to take her leave to her homeland for the purpose of Himba women’s pilgrimage that was attached to her homeland cultural obligation.

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On her departure from her homeland. She had made a friendship with Okwu, an alien creature of the meduse genealogy. On that part. She had admitted that her friendship with Okwu would be frowned by majority in her homeland. Yet, she made attempt to hope and venture to return to earth. Little she knew thing would go sour for her.

She exuded with confident for embarking on the journey. A desert pilgrimage as she hopes it would help her to find the rationale. But to her oblivion, things have changed in the interim of a year she left home.

Following her arrival. Her predicament never reached compromise. Yet making compound successively as she was moving from one mishap to another. The rationale for her return didn’t decipher. Her return also never came to fruition.

Later in the midst of the agony, She started questioning the scruple she overcame by coming home in the first place.

Like I did believe. Nnedi Okorafor’s book, Binti: Home is such a book that comprises of both outlandish parts and at the same time interesting. A story of a divergent creature that evolved from world terrain to another weird state.

Also, by receptively alluding to the diversity and coexist terrain between human and alien of a different world.

Meanwhile,  the intergalactic travel that was invoked motivated me Most. It propelling me now to give the book another perusal. And I will never hesitate to do that.

Meanwhile, I would only advice you to give this book a perusal. And, judging from this book surging outcome. I appraise the Author, Nnedi Okorafor’s for such creativity. And I promise to definitely peruse its prequel: Binti. before its fascination dissipated.

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The Book Details

Title: Binti: Home

Author: Nnedi Okorafor

Published By: Tom Doherty Associates

Date of Publication: 2017

Pages: 101


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