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This Hostel Life


Author Melatu Uche Okorie Published by Independent Publishing Network ISBN 9781788084918 EAN 9781788084918 Bic Code F Cover Paperback

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‘This Hostel Life’ tells the stories of migrant women in a hidden Ireland. From a day in the life of women queuing for basic supplies in an Irish direct provision hostel to a young black woman’s depiction of everyday racism in Ireland, her nuanced writing shines a light on the injustice of the direct provision system and on the insidious racism experienced by migrant women living in Ireland. A third story, set in a Nigeria of the past, tells of a woman’s life destroyed by an ancient superstition and her fierce determination to carry on, a quality Okorie believes is universally shared by women.