Echoes in the Dark – by Deby Ekong
The book ‘Echoes in the dark’ is a ficticious novel written by Debbie Ekong in 2018. It is set in modern times and is woven around the political and social scene in Nigeria.The title is symbolic as it chronicles the dark experiences of the protagonist,Desire’,
The masterly, captivating book follows the life of Desire, a young Cameroonian girl who against her will was brought into Nigeria and made to do unspeakable acts.
Everything seems to get better when she meets the governor’s son; Al-Mustapha, but alas! the reverse is the case.
ECHOES IN THE DARK
“[A] splendid debut.”
“The next big thing!”
“A breathtaking debut…[Ekong] is very much the 21st-century writer.
“A sensitive and touching story of a child exposed too early to harsh realities of life; the uglier side of the Nigerian state.”