The Chameleon Girl

The Chameleon Girl, by Jane Labous, will be published in 2021 by Farafina, the literary imprint of Kachifo Books, an independent publishing house based in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Farafina offers the best in contemporary African writing, and has published over 30 titles from Africa’s most celebrated literary authors such as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Chris Abani, Ben Okri and Ngugi wa Thiong’o. 


In 2009, Farafina collaborated with Slate Films, a British film production company, to produce the movie Half of a Yellow Sun

The Chameleon Girl is a family saga set in Dakar, Senegal, the story of a British-Senegalese university lecturer, Soumaya Dramé, who returns to her father's homeland - only to discover a shattering family secret.


The book's cover art has been designed by Nigerian artist, Viktor Ehikhamenor.