The Spider King's Daughter
Faber and Faber
Seventeen-year-old Abike Johnson is the favourite child of her wealthy father. She lives in a sprawling mansion in Lagos, protected by armed guards. A world away from Abike's mansion, in the city's slums, lives a hawker trying to support his family by selling ice cream from the side of the road.
Family Relationships; Family member death; Single parent; Poverty; death of a father; poor; financial hardship; single mother
girl and boy
single mother and mother and father
children of the rich; street vendors; Lagos; ice cream; mansion; rich among the poor; grief; romance; slums
Onuzo, Chibundu, "The Spider King's Daughter" (2012). Diverse Families. 1214.