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11 Short Novels from Around the World that You Can Read in One Sitting

Author: Frances Yackel
Newspaper: Electric Lit
Date: Jun 24 2019
URL: https://electricliterature.com/11-short-novels-from-around-the-world-that-you-can-read-in-one-sitting/

In Iwaki Kei’s award-winning debut novel, two women who have recently moved to Australia from Nigeria and Japan meet in an ESL class. As immigrants, non-English speakers, and mothers, they face seemingly insurmountable challenges just to adapt to their new environments. The power of strong female friendship proves vital in this brief, moving novella.