The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin
It starts with Bolanle, a university graduate who in her attempt to leave her past behind becomes Baba Segi’s fourth wife.
She enters a polygamous home filled with expensive clothes, monthly allowance and three other wives (**Iya Femi, **Iya Tope and **Iya Segi) who disapprove of her.
She soon becomes Baba Segi’s favourite and most prized possession until her presence unlocks a secret that the other wives have long hidden and unleashing it could change their lives forever.
It’s a very intriguing book and i found myself screaming and running around while reading it. I look forward to more of her novels.
Fun Fact : Lola Shoneyin is married to Olaokun Soyinka, son of Noble Prize Laureate Wole Soyinka.
**Iya- “Mother of”