Aké: the years of childhood, Volume 219

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Vintage Books, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 230 pages
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A book that tells of the author's experiences in Nigeria.

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Review: Aké: The Years of Childhood

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

Wole Soyinka has an interesting story to tell and tells it well. The rich diversity of Nigeria accompanied by intense political times was filtered wonderfully through the lens of the young narrator ... Read full review

Review: Aké: The Years of Childhood

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

I love, love, LOVE this autobiographical piece dealing specifically with Soyinka's childhood in Nigeria. Read full review

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About the author (1983)

Wole Soyinka, one of Africa's foremost writers, won the Nobel Prize in 1986 and is the author of Death and the King's Horseman, among other works.