Children of blood and bones, Tomi Adeyemi.

« As it fades, I see the truth – in plain sight, yet hidden all along. We are all children of blood and bones. All instruments of vengeance and virtue. This truth hold me close, rocking me like a child in a mother’s arms. It binds me in its love as death swallows me in its grasp.« 

The first book of a YA series The Legacy of Orïsha.
This book was pure delight ! Meaningful, full of adventure, suspense and imagination.
The recreation of a West African mythic world that resonates deeply with today issues is marvellous. The writing is sometime a bit repetitive but clearly follows its own incantation pattern…