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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Good story-if you can get through the writing style! - Goodreads
Wole Soyinka gets rave reviews as a writer. - Goodreads
The making of a giant writer - Goodreads

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Wole Soyinka, the first African to ever be awarded the Noble Prize in Literature, grew up in Nigeria in the fifties, when both his native country and much of the rest of Africa was still roiling under ... Read full review

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User Review  - John David - Goodreads

Wole Soyinka, the first African to ever be awarded the Noble Prize in Literature, grew up in Nigeria in the fifties, when both his native country and much of the rest of Africa was still roiling under ... 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.