This is what hatred did

De Middel, Cristina
Publisher: RM
Binding: Hardcover
Language: English
Pages: 180
Measurements: 13.50 x 28.50 cm

In 1964 Amos Tutuola wrote “My Life in the Bush of Ghosts”. Soon after he fled the country to escape the violence to a book that would be a revolution in contemporary African fiction reactions. The story told by a young child, using a very basic, direct, naive and repetitive style, manages to convey the magic and absurd aspect that war and religion infuse to Nigerian reality. Cristina de Middel’s book aims to provide a contemporary illustrated version of this story and the adaptation of the characters, space and the environment to the real situation of Nigeria.

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