“It is an even longer time before we meet each other by chance on Ohaeto Street; and it is a bit more…”

“It is an even longer time before we meet each other by chance on Ohaeto Street; and it is a bit more time before Chinwe decides – without her mother’s influence – that she will try her hand at marriage again, this time by becoming MY wife.”

Chinelo Okparanta, from “On Ohaeto Street” in Happiness, Like Water