07 Dec Newest Titles: The Beginning of Everything Colourful
So, while we await a review on Onyeka Nwelue’s The Beginning of Everything Colourful, here is a brief synopsis and the reason why you should read this amazing and brilliant book.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko are welcoming Spain’s King Felipe VI Queen Letizia, who are visiting Japan as state guests, at the Imperial Palace, with Crown Prince Naruhito and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also attending a related event there. But there are two nameless people who are not happy with this visit- a Mexican Musician, who hates the Spanish and a Japanese business man, who hates the Chinese
They meet at the transit lounge in Doha International Airport, waiting for the connecting flight to Tokyo and begin telling revealing stories which takes us to Lille, Paris, New York, New Delhi, Lagos, Tel Aviv and Down to Tokyo
The Beginning of Everything Colourful is a masterfully written novel that drives its narrative with facts incorporated into fiction, bringing real life characters to live on the same pages with imagined characters. It is filled with amusing ironies about race, cultures, religions and politics.
By the way, literary Doyens are already engaging with this book. You should too.