Stars of the Long Night

Stars of the Long Night

by Tanure Ojaide
     
 

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Set in the Niger Delta this novel tells the tale of a women's struggle for equality in a traditional patriachal society. Against the backdrop of a once-in-a-generation festival at which the one chosen by the gods performs the dance of "the mother mask", Ojaide weaves a tale of suspense while at the same time displaying the traditions and religious beliefs that define… See more details below

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Set in the Niger Delta this novel tells the tale of a women's struggle for equality in a traditional patriachal society. Against the backdrop of a once-in-a-generation festival at which the one chosen by the gods performs the dance of "the mother mask", Ojaide weaves a tale of suspense while at the same time displaying the traditions and religious beliefs that define the Niger Delta.

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ISBN-13:
9789788422495
Publisher:
African Books Collective Limited
Publication date:
05/30/2012
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

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