By Nina Newington
tales are layered upon tales: Anna's grandmother tells tales approximately existence as a white lady at the Gold Coast; the clairvoyant and closeted "Aunt" Elsie offers Anna a narrative of transformation to carry onto within the coming tumult of early life. but Where Bones Dance additionally spirals right down to the tales that aren't told—sexual abuse, the parable of benign colonialism, the chaos of postcolonial Africa. Sensual and fantastical through turns, this relocating, humorous, immensely readable booklet supplies an realizing of the interaction of sexuality, gender, race, and struggle that's subtle past the years of its intrepid narrator.
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