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Ashawo Diaries – Review by Mr. Alhassan Nantomah

This is a prose piece immersed in poetry. It envelopes the reader in its world from the first to the last page. It is simply unputdownable. Mr. Alhassan Nantomah, Head of Department, English, Tamale Senior High School. https://booknook.store/product/ashawo-diaries-tales-of-adwoa-attaa/ Ashawo Diaries: Tales of Adwoa Attaa (Pre-Order). Pre-order price: GHS 80 cedis (up to end 13 June). […]

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Ashawo Diaries – Appreciation and Meaning of the Cover Art by Nene Buer Boyetey II

Every colour symbolizes something on the cover of Ashawo Diaries. The white background is symbolic of the initial innocence and its attendant piety related to the protagonist. The rose is symbolic of her dignity, the scattered petals represent how she got shattered with time. The green leaves represent a fertile life cut off from its […]

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Ashawo Diaries – Review by Grace Ihejiamaizu

It is hard to find multilayers of thematic explorations using a major character who gives bits of her heart to minor characters while she fights her battles skillfully. Cecila’s Ashawo Diaries is storytelling meddled in art, obviously, science and a game of the protagonist. Daring diary entries with erotic sprinkles, gripping and sustaining, which depicts […]

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Ashawo Diaries – Review by Dr. (Mrs) Nana Ama Pokuaa Arthur

I have known the writer for over a decade. She is zealous towards unearthing the ills of society. I describe her as the ‘perfect role model of today’s world’. I am not surprised she took this bold step to write this story. Though bold for our traditional society, l am of the view that she […]

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Ashawo Diaries – Review by Mrs. Rebecca Obuobisa-Darko

A thrilling page-turner. Amoafowaa is fluid in narration, and succinct in description. – Rebecca Obuobisa-Darko, Personnel Officer, Ga East Municipal Education Directorate. Ashawo Diaries is a D’Akpabli Publication. Cover Credit: Nene Buer Boyetey II. Book due in June 2020. For pre-orders (which start on 25th May 2020) contact via WhatsApp or call: +233 24 5275 […]

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Ashawo Diaries – Review by Dr. Georgina Oduro

Ashawo Diaries raises queries on why young girls should experience sexual abuse in a cultural context like Ghana where children are valued, moral standards are held high and sexual discussions silenced. – Dr. Georgina Yaa Oduro, Director, Centre for Gender Research, Advocacy and Documentation (CEGRAD), University of Cape Coast. Ashawo Diaries is a D’Akpabli Publication. […]

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Ashawo Diaries – Foreword by Dr. Kwabena Opoku-Agyemang

Agbogboloshie has always been well known in contemporary mainstream Ghanaian circles, but not much of the vibrant market and wetland was heard outside of Ghana. The place however attained global notoriety at the turn of the millennium when it became known as a “digital dumping ground.” In addition to receiving e-waste from mainly western sources, […]

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Ashawo Diaries (Author’s Note)

This book is important to me on many levels. This is because it honours someone who blessed me with her presence; someone I met when I was a teenager struggling to live not just for me, but for my family; someone whose outlook defied everything I was taught but influenced me positively on the haunting […]