Little Brother: an odyssey to Europe Paperback
“Little Brother” is a poignant tale of Ibrahima, a young man from Guinea, who embarks on a perilous journey to find his brother Alhassane, who has disappeared while seeking a better life in Europe. As Ibrahima navigates through different cultures and landscapes, facing numerous challenges and dangers, he discovers the true meaning of resilience and the enduring bond of family. This powerful narrative sheds light on the harsh realities faced by those striving for a brighter future amidst the uncertainties of migration.
In a village in Guinea, Ibrahima helps his dad sell shoes in the capital, Conakry, until his father’s sudden death makes him the head of the family. Determined to be a truck driver, he’s thrown into a different journey when his brother, Alhassane, heads to Europe for money. Risking his life, Ibrahima travels through various places, facing new languages, cultures, and dangers, to find Alhassane and persuade him to return home.
Facing many challenges, Ibrahima’s resilience and the kindness of strangers keep him going until he learns of Alhassane’s fate. Unable to go back, he sets off for Europe himself, showcasing the struggles of countless others seeking a better life.