My Name is Toni by Waithîra Francis
Nuria Ranking: #60 in Kenya Fiction
My name is Toni is the story of a young Kenyan girl from the city of Nairobi, who travels to the French town of Toulouse, to pursue her studies.
The book traces the difficulties Toni faces as an immigrant student, trying to integrate into France. We see the role of religion and the impact it has on Toni and the decisions she has to make about her life, as well as her transformation from an innocent girl to a sexually active woman.