You are invited to the online book tour and book reading of the amazing author, Lawrence Amaeshi whose novel has been acclaimed the next best Niger Delta novel. His novel was even featured on the amazing BellaNaija Review.
After a series of interviews and grand book reviews and twitter interview, three literary blogs will host him on three different days. Scheduled to hold from 1st September 2017 –3rd September, 2017, the tour promises to be rewarding. There will be varied readings across all stops and free giveaways. You might win a book. Invite a friend.
Join in the discussion. Participate. Lawrence Amaeshi will also be available to answer all your questions in the comments section.
Here are the details;
Tour hosts and stop dates for Sweet Crude Odyssey by Lawrence Amaeshi
— 1st August, 2017
Creative Writing News
— 2nd August, 2017
Lola Opatayo Pages & Paragraphs
—3rd August, 2017
Title: Sweet Crude Odyssey
Writer: Lawrence Amaeshi
Genre:Contemporary African Literature, Literary Fiction, Crime Thriller.
Publisher / Year:Kachifo Independent Publishing (Prestige)/ 2016
15 September 2004. Bonny Island, Nigeria
“Been watching you.” He let the smoke out of his mouth as he spoke.
“Judging from the way you guzzled those bottles, I can tell you need a life coach. “I can make you rich. Richer than you’ve ever imagined.”
In the international market, they call it sweet crude – crude oil with low sulfur content. It flows in the oil rich Niger Delta region and is targeted by oil thieves, who siphon it from the pipelines and sell to the highest bidder.
Crude oil black market is staked with blood and immense wealth, encircling rich barons in international cities and savage militants down at the Niger Delta creeks. This is the world Bruce Telema is lured into. Spurred by desperation and pulled by the allure of immense riches, Bruce plunges into this dark abyss of betrayal and destruction, striking illicit million dollar deals and battling security forces and rival militants. But steadily, even as he outruns poverty and gains a fearsome reputation in the oil cabal, death, karma and the law stay close on his heels.
About The Author:
Lawrence Amaeshi writes prose fiction and non-fiction. His first novel, Sweet Crude Odyssey, was published under the Prestige label of Kachifo Ltd. His book has been featured on Vanguard, Kirkus, Clarion, Creative Writing News, Reader’s View amongst other renowned literary review critics. He is rounding off a long-distance learning novel-writing course in Stanford University. He lives in Lagos with his wife and kids. He is working on his second novel.
Looking forward to seeing you all there.
Want to know more about the book? You can read an excerpt HERE. You can also read the inspiring tweet chat on #SweetCrudeOdyssey.
You can follow me on twitter @chiomaiwunze
The author can be followed via @lcamaeshi