Sozaboy: A Novel in Rotten English

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Longman, 1994 - Fiction - 188 pages
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First published in 1985 in Port Harcourt by Saros International Publishers.

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User Review  - Margaret Norwood - Goodreads

Saro-Wiwa's masterful use of "rotten English" tells the story of a young man's loss of innocence. It is powerful in its emotional and intellectual content. The reader is immediately brought into the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

Interesting short-but-not-quick novel that really made me think about how language interacts with our thinking and reasoning and how this relates to how we process our emotions and make sense of the ... Read full review


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Ken Saro-Wiwa, nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1996, was a novelist, publisher, journalist and human rights activist. He was a committed and tireless campaigner on human rights and environmental issues. In November 1995 he was executed by the Nigerian authorities.

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