Authored by Modupe Oduyoye and published by Ibadan Daystar Press, this book attempts to teach us about the Yoruba numeration system. This book is a part of the Daystar structure of Yoruba series. Yoruba language is a very beautiful one which a lot of people should learn.
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.
The author, one of Africa's most esteemed statesmen,a former head of state and president of Nigeria has also been a prolific author of books over the decades. This was his first book, and from the initial publication, has remained very controversial. Sundry protagonists, critics et al seem to agree that the author hardly has a good word for other people, and apparently exaggerates his own deeds and "heroics".
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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.
A Woman Alone is a collection of autobiographical writings, sketches, and essays that covers the entire span of Bessie Head's creative life, up to her death in 1986 at the age of 49. Born the child of a wealthy South African white woman and a black servant who tended to the woman's family's race horses, Head's birth is apparently considered a scandal. Up to her death in 1986 at the age of 49.
Ireke Onibudo is a Yoruba literature novel that narrates the life of a man name who shares the same name as the book.
In this book, Ireke is a regular man who is looking for the significance of life like the majority of us. It follows his peculiar however exciting journey from beggar to Oba (King).
By self control, moral restraint and sheer favorable luck, he wins over misfortune to turn into a commended warlord and honorable man.
His story runs alongside by a tale told by his dead mother.
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.