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  - Sus - Goodreads

Written in a form of pidgin English, this is a fictional story of a young man from a small Nigerian village who joins the army during the civil war, naively thinking he'll impress his wife and get ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

Another read from my Human Rights literature class, except not a very enjoyable one. Our main protagonist is Mene, a young and na´ve man who wants to enlist in the army to protect his woman (Agnes ... 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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