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‘boy, snow, bird,’ by helen oyeyemi by ron charles february 25, 2014 email the author follow @roncharles once upon a time, there was a girl who left her home and traveled to a cold land far . Helen oyeyemi was born in nigeria in 1984 and moved to london when she was four she is the author of the icarus girl, the opposite house , and most recently, white is for witching , which won a 2010 somerset maugham award. ellyday 1 summary of ellydaythe short story “ellyday” written by helen olajumoke oyeyemi in 2005, it is a short story about two girls each struggling with a major problem.
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