Of child marriage and love for education


A review of Omavuohrerhe Adanoritsewo’s book, Bruised Roses, by Adewale Oshodi.

OMAVUOHRERHE Adanoritsewo’s book, Bruised Roses, focuses on the dilemma of a young girl, Munachi, who has to choose between her love for education or accept her father’s cultural belief that girls are created for men and sending them to school is a waste of time.

However, Munachi’s mother, who also believes in education and wants to see her daughters thrive, takes it upon herself to sponsor her children, Muna and Chinasa, to school.

Munachi, to reward her mother, and positively change her father’s opinion about education, begins to perform excellently well in her studies, which makes her…

Source: Nigerian Tribune