The main character whose name is not mentioned, leaves Nigeria to complete a phD thesis in the U.S.A, he marries an American, not the way his parents would have expected. However, one thing leads to another and he drifts around. This novel narrates on the people he meets along the way while travelling.
In Berlin, he meets Mark, deep and mystical, a Malawian student with an expired visa dodging deportation. He comes across Manu and his daughter Rachida, Libyans who survive the