n English in Africa - Identity and Narrativity in a Postcolonial Context
Arrows of Rain, Okey Ndibe
A Squatter's Tale, Ike Oguine : book review

Volume 32, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0376-8902


Beside the Nobel Prize won by Wole Soyinka, perhaps the next most important development in the Nigerian literary scene in the year 1986 was the publication of Chinua Achebe's . Up till that time Achebe's most recent novel had been , published in 1966 and focusing on Nigeria's First Republic. In this highly satiric novel Achebe exposes the corrupt practices of the political leaders of the period, ending up by predicting the invasion of the nation's political landscape by the military.

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