Children of the Street by Kwei Quartey. A Darko Dawson Mystery. Random House Trade Paperback, July 2011.
Despite the horrific nature of the crimes that the Ghana Police Service Detective Inspector is investigating, there's an underlying sweetness in the book involving the relationships he has with his family and colleagues. More than just a whodunit-style mystery, it is a dynamic portrait of life in the country's capital of Accra.
Read the full text of our review at Mysterious Reviews: Children of the Street by Kwei Quartey.