Voice of America by E.C. Osondu
E.C. Osondu writes boldly and creates characters whose flaws he is not afraid to highlight and that is what makes you fall in love with them. In 2010 he won the prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing for Waiting, the first story in this collection.
Kimono saw me first and began to call out to me: he was soon joined by Aruba and Jerusalem and Lousy and I’m Loving It and Majorca a and the rest. Chief Cook was standing in front of the plates of dawa and green soup. She had that look on her face, the face, the face of a man about to witness two beautiful women totally disgrace themselves by fighting and stripping themselves naked over him.