i’m more comfortable with soyinka’s childhood memoir


It could have been a question at his birthday for his noble guests. Which book written by the Master do you appreciate most and for what reason? Some would like his poetry, searching for a room in England during the colonial days. Some one else would vouch for this play with Jero, the selfstyled preacher. … Continue reading i’m more comfortable with soyinka’s childhood memoir

beyond the novel


Last month a literary event was held at the British Library in London (UK). The theme of the panel event was ‘Beyond the Novel: Developing Contemporary African Writing’. I am not very sure about the addition of ‘Contemporary’ in the title.   As far as I can see it is difficult ‘Developing Past African Writing’. There … Continue reading beyond the novel