Nadia Maddy


Nadia Maddy is a Londoner whose acerbic and humorous perspective often has her readers wincing at her witticisms, yet concurring with her criticisms.

Nadia’s unique observations were picked up by the BBC when she became a regular feature of the highly successful 90s TV Series, Video Nation, where her satirical slices of life were so treasured they remain a feature on the BBC’s Vintage archive website.

This followed with a stint on C4 writing, producing and Aliens Amongst Us won final selection at the Black Hollywood Film Festival in 2003 directing a documentary Aliens Amongst Us. Time Out described Aliens amongst Us as ‘raw, exciting and a great story.’

From 2007 – 2009, Nadia teamed up with award winning playwright and mentor, Fin Kennedy compiling three short plays The Ruler, The Ring and Daddy’s Little Girl performed at Half Moon Theatre, London.

The Palm Oil Stain is Nadia's first Novel.

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The Palm Oil Stain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,650. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Palm Oil Stain is a brutal tale of a woman's journey of love and survival. Set against the backdrop of the Rebel War in Sierra Leone, Shalimar escapes an attack on her village assisted by a South African mercenary the locals call Chameleon. The Palm Oil Stain is a deeply moving love story that relays the harsh reality of war, betrayal and redemption.

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africa    alcohol    child soldier    civil war    domestic violence    eco    ecomog    freetown    liberation    love    nigeria    passion    rebels    refugee    sex    sierra leone    south africa    whisky    women