In Yellow Yellow, Kaine Agary tells the story of Zilafeya, a young girl raised in a Nigerian village by her single mother. Zilafeya is called Yellow simply because of her complexion. Her mother ‘Bibi’ does her best to ensure her daughter doesn’t make the same mistakes she did. Zilafeya moves to the city and starts a new life full of adventure, intrigues. Yellow Yellow features themes of racial identity, poverty, corruption and sexuality.
Yellow Yellow may not be your best read but it’s one story you will remember for a long time. It’s a story worth reading.