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Open City

Open City

Author(s): Teju Cole

Location(s): Brussels, New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern



A stream of consciousness as Julius, a young Nigerian doctor, processes thought and experiences as he ambles around the streets of Manhattan. He takes off for Brussels, and Nigeria and on his return to Manhattan, he meets a young Nigerian woman who changes the way he sees himself.

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This book makes us pause, think and re-evaluate our everyday life, a discovery unfolding….

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