Sozaboy: A Novel in Rotten English

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

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User Review  - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing

Difficult and poetic, this text reads more like poetry than fiction. It is, in the end, a very sad book when given thought, but I think the emotion is somewhat lightened by the difficulty of the ... Read full review

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The challenge on beginning this book for me was getting into the rhythm of Saro-Wiwa's prose . His use of a kind of invented bastardized Nigerian pidgin English mixed in with healthy dollops of satire ... 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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