Where sex is a currency, or a weapon. Where power ends in corruption, or violence. Where the worst thing to happen is for the best, sometimes. Where love is power, or something like that. In these nine blistering stories cavort jealous husbands, kissing cousins, teenage internet hustlers, democratic bus rides, home exorcisms and bowls of dubious catfish peppersoup: this is a searing, savage portrait of an utterly modern Nigeria. Dark yet disarming, in prose that is tough, vigorous and immediately distinctive, Love is Power, Or Something Like That is a phenomenal short story collection from a palpably talented new writer.
"One of the finest writers around. Known for the raw energy of his prose and characters that feel alive on the page, I encourage you to put this on your list of must-reads for 2013" (Guardian)
Chatto and Windus