Quotes from “The Fishermen” by Chigozie Obioma

perkinsgabrielle
perkinsgabriellehas quoted7 months ago
At the beginning of the third month, his long arm that often wielded the whip, the instrument of caution, snapped like a tired tree branch. Then we broke free.
perkinsgabrielle
perkinsgabriellehas quoted7 months ago
But Father’s move to Yola changed the equation of things: time and seasons and the past began to matter, and we started to yearn and crave for it even more than the present and the future.
Илья Гущин
Илья Гущинhas quoted2 years ago
I sat there, frozen under the power of his words, unable to say anything.
Илья Гущин
Илья Гущинhas quoted2 years ago
had no home, no fixed allegiances. He loved the far and the near, the small and the big, the strange and the familiar.
Илья Гущин
Илья Гущинhas quoted2 years ago
Like sparrows—which we believed had no homes—Ikenna’s heart
Nikita Kr.
Nikita Kr.has quoted3 years ago
two years my senior
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