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Ihuoma, a beautiful young widow, has the admiration of the entire community in which she lives, and especially of the hunter Ekwueme. However, their passion is fated, and jealousy, a love potion and the closeness of the spirit world, lift this simple Nigerian tale onto a tragic plane.

Synopsis:

A novel by Elechi Amadi.

About the Author

Elechi Amadi was born in 1934 in Aluu near Port Harcourt in Eastern Nigeria. At University College, Ibadan he took a degree in physics and mathematics. After a period of land surveying and teaching he enlisted in the Nigerian Army. He left the army finally to work for the Rivers State Government, where he headed the Ministry of Education. He is the author of the renowned trilogy of novels The Concubine, The Great Ponds, The Slave. And his civil war diary, Sunset in Biafra, has been acclaimed. He has also published a verse play Isiburu and Ethics in Nigerian Culture.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780435905569
Author:
Amadi, Elechi
Publisher:
Longman
Author:
Amadi
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
AWS African Writers Series
Publication Date:
August 2008
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
7.8 x 5.1 x 0.5 in 159 gr

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