Could she be the Chimamanda Adichie’s replacement? Promise Iwuchukwu Launches ‘Pounds Of Filth’

A Lagos-based, clairvoyant author,  Promise Iwuchukwu, has launched her first published novel ‘Pounds of Filth‘.

The 48 page novel was unveiled on Sunday, 28 July, in Lagos Nigeria.



The United State of America based publisher, Xlibris Publications said “anyone who seeks rebirth, blossoms and purification must purchase and read this heart-warming journey of a novel, which reveals the hidden complexity of a simple life”.

The publisher praised the author saying plots were  “clearly crafted to reveal world of uncertainties, mysteries and fantasies” that cannot but thrill the reader.

According to the reviewer, Chief P. Okolobo, Promise’s Pounds of Filth conveys arguments of universal concern; thereby highlighting the need to improve readership among young people.

He urged the readers to dare the book and “let the author beguile them with some unspoken messages”

Pounds of Filth employs traditional African ideology to examine the concept of fate in human existence, using real life situations to draw a line between, “what is said and what is done”.

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The Author, Promise Iwuchukwu

Promise Iwuchukwu is not just an amazing author, is a poet and a freelance writer. She is inspired to share her experiences and offer insights.

In her remarks, Promise said Pounds of Filth is available in Lagos (08066382941), and that lovers of literatures outside the country can order online via, and

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