So Long a Letter

So Long a Letter

I have so much praise for Mariama Bâ’s So Long a Letter (1980), but here I’ll just say that I loved the narrator’s celebration of friendship between women as she expresses her wounds from patriarchy:

Friendship has splendours that love knows not. (56)


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