Tributes pour in for late novelist, Buchi Emecheta

On Wednesday, the 25th of this month of January, the Nigerian writer Buchi Emecheta passed away. She had reached the age of 72 years. Emecheta rose to fame worldwide due to her books with women at the center. Also her experiences in the United Kingdom as a second class citizen found their way to her many novels.  She saw it as her duty to show women in a world of patriarchy. 

In this story you will find many voices of people who have been inspired by her.

Buchi Emecheta, passed on at 72

 

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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