MY TRANSITION HOURS by GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN-November 2018

The Rainbow Recommended Readings for November is My Transition Hours by Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

‘‘This book takes us through the histories and events which truly demonstrate our life, culture, attitude, and common joy. All the places mentioned in this book share similar experiences of fun in the celebration of Christmas. These stories do not simply describe Christmas in the villages alone, but walk us through the anxieties involved in travelling home, the pride of returnees, the logistics of having to navigate congested roads between cities and villages, broken-down jallopee cars and, of course, those anxious to show off their brand new purchases (even if the cars were actually borrowed for showcase). The stories also explore traditional cultures by narrating the great expectation of the egungun (masquerades) during the Christmas celebrations’…’