Lagos is a city for all, you share this place with flesh and not-flesh, and it's just as much their city as it is yours. Eko, the spirit of Lagos, and his loyal minion Tatafo weave trouble through the streets of Lagos and through the lives of the 'vagabonds' powering modern Nigeria: the queer, the displaced and the footloose.

With Tatafo as our guide we meet these people in the shadows. Among them are a driver for a debauched politician; a lesbian couple whose tender relationship sheds unexpected light on their experience with underground sex work; a mother who attends a secret spiritual gathering that shifts her reality. As their lives begin to intertwine in markets and underground clubs, in churches and hotel rooms the vagabonds are seized and challenged by the spirits who command the city.

A force is drawing them all together, but for what purpose?

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ISBN 9780008498023
Author Eloghosa Osunde
Publisher HarperCollins
Imprint Fourth Estate
Publication date 15 Mar 2022
Format Paperback
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VAGABONDS! is a tumultuous and unexpectedly joyous novel of oppression and defiance among the people and spirits of Lagos. 

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