Chinua Achebe's 1964 novel Arrow of God depicts an Ibo pioneer as he defies the British directors and missionaries in his town.
The novel spotlights on Ezeulu, who is the High Priest of Ulu. Ulu is the main divinity in the town of Umuaro, and he united six warring towns to create a strong community that shares fundamental beliefs however preserve local village traditions.
Since Ezeulu is half god and half man, he battles to recognize what is human will and what is heavenly will. This contention becomes more relevant as new difficulties, in the form of British position and Christian religion, question the pecking orders and convictions whereupon the community was built.
The book tells the story of Trevor Noah growing up in South Africa during the apartheid era. The memoir of a growing mixed-race son of a white father and a black mother who was categorized as "coloured" in agreement to the apartheid system of racial grouping.
An intense parody of sorts on government, marriage, and psychology. Tawfiq al-Hakim is one of Egypts most famous playwright, and also one of its most important essayists and novelists. While reading the play there was a feeling of ambivalence towards the theme of the play. The play, although intense, will give you a calm feeling as if you are a kid reading your favorite story book.
Written by Duyilemi Akindele Felix, a best-selling and award -winning author, Pastor, and Transformational Consultant. This book takes us on a journey of characters who are faced with so many temptations. This book also serves as an extensive guide on how to avoid and confront these temptations.
Searing and profound, suffused with magnificence, distress, and yearning, these stories map, with Adichie's unique enthusiastic insight, the crash of two societies and the profoundly human battle to accommodate them.
The Thing Around Your Neck is a resonating affirmation of the enormous scholarly powers of one of our most fundamental essayists.
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