The Palm-Wine Drinkard and My Life in the Bush of Ghosts

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When Amos Tutuola's first novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard, appeared in 1952, it aroused exceptional worldwide interest. Drawing on the West African Yoruba oral folktale tradition, Tutuola described the odyssey of a devoted palm-wine drinker through a nightmare of fantastic adventure. Since then, The Palm-Wine Drinkard has been translated into more than 15 languages and has come to be regarded as a masterwork of one of Africa's most influential writers. Tutuola's second novel, My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, recounts the fate ...

The Palm-Wine Drinkard and My Life in the Bush of Ghosts 1993, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802133632

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