Wednesday, July 19, 2017

BOOK REVIEW: My pain & my shame

My Shame and My Pain is written in simple illustrative English by the author Sunny Ache who tries to explore the inherent challenges one finds in our society and proffers some solutions that can solve the problems raised in the book which seemingly have bedeviled Nigeria as a country since independence in 1960.
When you read through the book you will observe that the author elucidates a man who feels abandoned in penury especially in a country with huge potentials to excel in the global comity of nations. 

The author in the novel also talks about the realization of a polity that will be democratically socialist in nature where everybody is given a chance to survive and thrive.

More interesting is chapter eight of the novel where he talked about utilizing his office if elected into power to offer transparency in governance, restructure salaries and pension, market price regulation, and redistribution of wealth and currency readjustment. 

In chapter nine, the author also talks about how housing has been a major challenge of many low income earners and while also proposing a low income housing scheme for the downtrodden in the society.

About the author

Sunny ache is film and television producer in Nigeria before he left for the US.  He started his career in his home country, Nigeria working with notable Nigerian media professionals like (the late) Enebeli Elebuwa, Danladi Bako, Fidelis Duker, Sonny Mcdon West etc. 

He ultimately decided to go abroad to seek advanced knowledge and pursue a career in media. 

Sunny spent years training and subsequently writing, developing, producing and directing television programmes for African, American and Great Britain based network while taking on other non-professional jobs at tough times when media works became insufficient. Furthermore, he has written numerous books, nine of which were published and released in the US and UK between 2006 and 2017. 

His 2014 published novel "Bendigo of Nottingham" was highly priced by UK's “Nottingham post” and “Bygones Magazine” for skilled research and unique style of writing.

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