Overview Of Faceless By Amma Darko
contemporary Ghanaian novelist. Known for many of her socio-cultural
style of writing, her book titled: "Faceless" is one among the novels
recommended for literature-in-english in WAEC/WASSCE 2016 syllabus.
Faceless by Amma Darko talks about children abandoned to the streets,
each has to grow rather quickly into the ways of the world in order to
fend for themselves and be responsible for the responsibilities their
parents have turned their backs on.
For many of those children, their ways of reasoning, communicating,
and indeed behaving as "grownups" are necessary skills for survival in
a ruthless world they found themselves. Even Fofo, one of the major
characters, epitomized the dual age phenomenon.
There are lots of characters in the novel. They are: Fofo, Kabira, Maa
Tsuru, Naa Yamo, Kwei, Kpakpo, Dina, Vickie, Baby T, Aggie, Poison,
Adade, Odarley, Onko, Ottu, Essie, Mama Abijan, Obea, Mako, etc.