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A great experiencial narrative on life in Nigeria

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 04-02-20

The tragedy of desire is a fascinating book on life in Nigeria. Chinyere explores the complexity, challenges and realities of living in Nigeria by using stories involving key characters that represents true Nigerians. The tragedy of desire really brings to life the detailed intricacies of Nigerian culture, mentality and way of life. In addition, the book highlights the role of family, spirituality and hustling in the lives of many Nigerians.The major drawback of this book is using a foreign narrator as the nature of this material requires Nigerian pronunciation and phonetic. Overall, I am greatly enriched and enlighten by reading tragedy of desire and looking forward to more books from Chinyere. I highly recommend tragedy of desire for people interested in reading on Nigeria.

Another great negative narrative of Nigeria

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-01-20

Stolen Girls is a book about the terror and horror of boko haram in Nigeria. The narrative of the Stole Girls is deeply motivating and compelling. However, I am constantly worried about foreign writer making extraordinary sacrifices to capture the negative narrative of Nigeria. it is systematically done over and over again. This book is one of the pheltora of books on the negative narrative of Nigeria. I challenge Wolfgang and his team to travel back to Nigeria and also capture the positive narrative of Nigeria and create a more balanced narrative of the POWERFUL GIRLS of Nigeria. Women in Nigeria positively transforming the economy. Women in Nigeria positively transforming the culture. Looking forward to POWERFUL GIRLS.

incredible life story

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Reviewed: 27-08-19

The story of Jelena Dokic rings a deep resounding bell in a reader's mind. Her story is a story of ferociousness, winning, abuse and family. Unbreakable is an open story of what success driven by grit, abuse and passion looks like. I am indebted to Jelena for such an honest, complete and balanced view on her life. What was going on in people's mind when Jelena was abused but winning?

A masterpiece on creating Business value via IT

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Reviewed: 06-08-19

I really enjoyed reading product to project and will highly recommend it. First, the book clearly and elaborately discuss the important of business value driven IT organisation using value stream architecture. Second, the flow system and flow metric for end to end business and technical value delivery was a game changer for me at work as it meant my team created more value for the clients. lastly, I enjoyed the use of practical case studies to driven home key and valuable lessons. It is a book that requires more than one read and running application exercises based on the concepts proposed.

Interesting... more on the history of Judaism...

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2 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-05-18

Interesting read... Too much historical content and less content on the belief within Judaism and why.

Deeply fascinating and enlightening

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Reviewed: 15-08-17

This book opened my mind to a totally new description of the world, her geography and her politics. It challenged my current perception of humanity, power and resources. The narration of the book was excellent. Love to read more on geopolitics.

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Poor performance quality

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Reviewed: 14-08-17

This book although focus on scrum presents the concept in a poor manner making the comprehension of the material inaccessible. The narration of the book is poor and very mechanised. As a scrum fan, I will recommend to look elsewhere to get learning material.

A story of progressive winning, patience and persistence

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Reviewed: 09-08-17

This is a true story of the making of a champion. The book systematically shows how Hamilton progressively won his way to become a champion through hardwork, dedication and focus. The story of Hamilton as a racer and as a man is profoundly inspiring.

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Deeply interesting philosophy, Zen

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Reviewed: 22-06-17

This is a deeply interesting book. What is Zen? Zen. Zen does not permit one to think. Zen demands a deep illogical understanding. Thus, it forces one to go to the essence of its philosophy. As a western thinker, this is provocative, radical and fascinating. In Zen, I is am or is. In western philosophy, I think therefore I am. Zen takes us to a place before thinking.

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Civil right history not equal to black history

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Reviewed: 05-06-17

The title 'Black History' is not necessarily the best title for such a book. A better title is 'Black civil right history.' Nothing was mentioned about black contributions in science, arts and innovation. To me, the book examines more the negative and weaker aspect of black history.

1 person found this helpful