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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. Set against the 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 displaying the traditions and religious beliefs that define the Niger Delta.

Overview

Set in the Niger Delta this novel tells the tale of a women's struggle for equality in a traditional patriachal society. Set against the 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 displaying the traditions and religious beliefs that define the Niger Delta.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789788422792
Publisher:
Malthouse Press Ltd, Nigeria
Publication date:
05/30/2012
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
278
File size:
618 KB

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Meet the Author

A renowned poet, Tanure Ojaide has won major national and international poetry awards, including the Commonwealth Poetry Prize for the Africa Region (1987), the BBC Arts and Africa Poetry Award (1988), twice the All-Africa Okigbo Prize for Poetry (1988 and 1997), and thrice the Association of Nigerian Authors' Poetry Prize (1988, 1994 and 2004.

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