The lives of girls and women continue to be fraught with secrets, shame and violence. Yejide Kilanko 's courageous characters reveal how young women bear their coming-of-age, and then they learn to tell.
-Kim Echlin, Giller-nominated author of The Disappeared
A welcome and much needed chronicle of family politics in contemporary Nigeria.
-Sefi Atta, award winning author of Everything Good Will Come.
Though the subject of her novel is one that’ll typically make us avert our eyes, Yejide Kilanko combines an unflinching gaze, a tender heart and a gift for lyrical storytelling. Daughters Who Walk This Path is a necessary book.”
-E.C.Osondu, Winner of the Caine Prize and author Voice of America (HarperCollins 2010)