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Keisha The Sket

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TouchMyToe · 18/10/2021 09:10

This book was featured on a BBC article

www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-58872982

Finally black authors are being published. In the US black entertainment is mainstream...hopefully the UK will catch up

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yesterdayisinthepast · 18/10/2021 09:18

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bfp2 · 18/10/2021 20:26

Already started reading this! Bringing back so many memories of being young at that time and also how we used to text/type!

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TouchMyToe · 19/10/2021 08:23

@bfp2

Already started reading this! Bringing back so many memories of being young at that time and also how we used to text/type!

I know, its like a whole new language. The author is clearly talented...she now teaches African politics at a university.....
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EchoNan · 19/10/2021 20:30

It's an amazing work. Thanks for posting about it.

I wonder if, in years to come, it will become a set work of some kind, like Catcher in the Rye?

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stalkersaga · 21/10/2021 13:53

I've just downloaded it and am finding it vivid and enriching. I learned of it from the BBC article.

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Anotherbrokenairer · 09/11/2021 12:06

Well done to her, doing amazing things with her life.
However, I couldn't read it if the whole book was in text slang. I've never text like that, that small extract took me ages to decipher lol.

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Jobseeker19 · 11/11/2021 21:40

Omg, I remember this from when I was young.

Me and my cousin shared the characters names.

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TouchMyToe · 12/11/2021 08:07

@jobseekee19 do you mean role play? Which character did you identify with?

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Jobseeker19 · 12/11/2021 08:09

No, we had the same names as two of the characters, my cousin being called Keisha.

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