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Palm Wine Drinkard By Amos Tutuola

Palm Wine Drinkard
by Amos Tutuola

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A devilish story written in English by a West African.
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Palm Wine Drinkard by Amos Tutuola

"...brief, thronged, grisly and bewitching ...written in English by a West African...Nothing is too prodigious or too trivial to put down in this tall, devilish story". (Dylan Thomas in the "Observer").

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About Amos Tutuola

Amos Tutuola was born in Abeokuta, Nigeria, in 1920. The son of a cocoa farmer, he attended several schools before training as a blacksmith. He later worked as a civil servant. His first novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard, was published in 1952 and brought him international recognition. From 1956 until retirement, he worked for the Nigerian Broadcasting Company while continuing to write. His last book, The Village Witch Doctor and Other Stories, was published in 1990. He died in Ibadan in 1997.

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Palm Wine Drinkard by Amos Tutuola
Amos Tutuola
Used - Well Read
Faber & Faber
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.