"Joys of Motherhood" writer Buchi Emecheta is dead

"Joys of Motherhood" writer Buchi Emecheta is dead

Florence Onyebuchi “Buchi” Emecheta, a veteran poet who wrote popular novels such as The Slave Girl, The Joys of Motherhood, Second-Class Citizen, The Bride Price and many more, is deceased.

She died in her home in London on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. She was aged 72.

RIP legend.