309pp., paperback, Reprint, London (2017) 2018
Young adult novel about a teenage circus performer who, as a baby, washed ashore in a sea-chest laden with treasure, the sole survivor of the sinking of a ship carrying migrants and refugees.
"An ambitious, impressive and skilful blend of modernity, mystery and myth" Sunday Times, UK
"A blend of magical realism and brutality, this is a powerful and original novel" Sally Morris, Daily Mail
Documentary filmmaker and writer Yaba Badoe was born in Ghana in 1955 and now lives in England. She is the author of the young adult novels Wolf Light and Lionheart Girl.