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Tackling Injustice in The Fortune Men

The Fortune Men, by Nadifa Mohamed, is a compelling historical novel that examines the societal norms of racial injustice. The plot revolves around the palpable tension between Violet, who was gruesomely murdered outside of her families’ shop, and a petty … Continue reading

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An Unfortunate Story: A Podcast on The Fortune Men

Set in Cardiff’s Tiger Bay, the talented Nadifa Mohamed tells the story of a Somali sailor in the 1950s who is convicted of the murder of a woman – Violet Volacki – that he did not commit and is eventually … Continue reading

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