Nile Baby

Nile Baby Nile Baby is an imaginatively daring story with a universal appeal about two young friends Alice Brass Khan and Arnie Binns both twelve both pre teen misfits who discover a ninety year old foetus s

Nile Baby is an imaginatively daring story with a universal appeal, about two young friends Alice Brass Khan and Arnie Binns, both twelve, both pre teen misfits who discover a ninety year old foetus specimen in the laboratory storeroom of their school and set out on two very different journeys to return it to its rightful home Their journeys lead them to discover not Nile Baby is an imaginatively daring story with a universal appeal, about two young friends Alice Brass Khan and Arnie Binns, both twelve, both pre teen misfits who discover a ninety year old foetus specimen in the laboratory storeroom of their school and set out on two very different journeys to return it to its rightful home Their journeys lead them to discover not only their absent fathers but also other buried and surprising roots Close to the River Thames and not far from Heathrow Airport, the two friends reunite to find at the end of their adventure that their foetus creature will finally insist on its own manner of leaving them With its resonances of Conrad and Achebe, Nile Baby will appeal to all readers and students of African fiction, and all those interested in representations of Africa both at home and abroad.

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  1. Elleke Boehmer Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Nile Baby book, this is one of the most wanted Elleke Boehmer author readers around the world.

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  1. Nile Baby by South African author Elleke Boehmer, is a gripping tale of two inquisitive young children whose passion for science leads them to find a foetus in a Kerr jar dating from World War I, and remove it from the school laboratory Alice and Barmy Arnie both find themselves inexplicably connected to the grotesque discovery The foetus is from the past but it had, seemingly, never actually been alive yet, if not alive, it is also somehow compelling This baby, disturbed from its formalin fille [...]


  2. A unique book which is respectful to young people their intelligence, problems and language For this, the author should be applauded The imagery is disturbing and thought provoking However, I personally could not set my own emotions aside well enough to give this book an unbiased and fair reading.


  3. This is a really interesting book, based around a premise I ve certainly never come across I don t really know how to describe it properly, but I liked the way the characters developed it wasn t over the top or trying too hard to relate , I liked the strands of different cultures that were in there, and I definitely wanted to know what would happen at the end.


  4. Nile Baby started a bit slow for me, but halfway through the book, I began to enjoy the odd story, and its transcontinental twists and turns.


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