Amma isn’t Clarissa Dalloway, however, and also this is not a novel about her celebration.

Amma isn’t Clarissa Dalloway, however, and also this is not a novel about her celebration.

Clare Bucknell

It’s opening night at the nationwide Theatre. The radical journalist and manager Amma Bonsu, snubbed for many years because of the social establishment on her uncompromising work (FGM: The Musical; Cunning Stunts), is all about to astonish audiences with a play that is new. The Last Amazon of Dahomey has out of stock ahead of the run starts; it features 18th-century lesbian West African warriors, ‘thunderous armies of charging you Amazons brandishing muskets and machetes/hollering and inflammation towards the audience’. The pre and post of this very very first performance bookend Bernardine Evaristo’s novel that is latest, bringing her characters’ storylines together in one single spot. Leia mais