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3 edition of Lokotown And Other Stories found in the catalog.

Lokotown And Other Stories

by Ekwensi, Cyprian.

  • 73 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Africa World Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romance - Short Stories,
  • Fiction,
  • 20th century,
  • City and town life,
  • NIgeria,
  • Short stories, Nigerian (English),
  • Social life and customs,
  • Romance: Modern

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12376445M
    ISBN 101592211844
    ISBN 109781592211845

    May 18,  · Cyprian Ekwensi unlike other writers prefers to write short and children stories. When Love Whispers, the Leopard’s Claw, Lokotown and other stories are some of the books he wrote for the delight of young ones. He was born in Minna, Niger State . Pages in category "Novels set in colonial Africa" The following 26 pages are in this category, out of 26 total; this list may not reflect recent changes ().

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Lokotown and Other Stories book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Fantastic short stories about "Lokotown" which is based on Lagos, Nigeria. Great tales of city life and characters. Loved "Glittering City" and "Fashion Girl." This is a collection that should be more well read as an examination of modernity and /5.

Jun 12,  · Cyprian Ekwensi could be added to the early part of the list, but if you judge him solely by this book, you may wind up scratching your head. These stories, which certainly portray the new life of rootless people in Nigeria's pre-independence cities, are very simple, basic ones which sometimes are even hard to simplicityhsd.com by: 5.

Money back guarantee on this book. Lokotown and Other Stories by Cyprian Ekwensi. Published inLokotown is a collection of short stories by the outstanding story teller, Cyprian Ekwensi.

Lokotown tells the story of people who lived in Lokotown, a town mostly inhabited by men who worked with the Nigerian Railway Corporation and their.

This book of nine short stories was first published in In it, I thought the writer was best at communicating the atmosphere of the city and the desperate circumstances of some of the characters, particularly in the title story.

On the other hand, most of the stories had far too many cartoonlike characters, abrupt shifts in action and tone /5(2). Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Lokotown and Other Stories is a collection of nine short stories by Nigerian author Cyprian Ekwensi, published in as the 19th volume in the African Writers simplicityhsd.comg at Nigerian city life, his stories show excitement and dissolution.

ReferencesAuthor: Cyprian Ekwensi. Lokotown and Other Stories (African Writers Series) by Ekwensi, Cyprian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at simplicityhsd.com Book Detail.

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Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Your rating. Buy Lokotown and Other Stories (African Writers Series) by Cyprian Ekwensi (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible simplicityhsd.coms: 1. This article is within the scope of WikiProject Novels, an attempt to build a comprehensive and detailed guide to novels, novellas, novelettes and short stories on Wikipedia.

If you would like to participate, you can edit one of the articles mentioned below, or visit the project page, where you can join the project and contribute to the general Project discussion to talk over new ideas and. Cyprian Ekwensi has 33 books on Goodreads with ratings. Cyprian Ekwensi’s most popular book is Jagua Nana.

Up to 90% off Textbooks at Amazon Canada. Plus, free two-day shipping for six months when you sign up for Amazon Prime for Students.3/5(1). Between andEkwensi published at least one major work every year.

The most important of these included the novels Beautiful Feathers () and Iska () and two collections of short stories (The Rainmaker and Other Stories () and Lokotown and Other Stories ()).

Cyprian Ekwensi MFR (26 September – 4 November ) was a Nigerian author of novels, His People of the City was his first book to garner international attention.

Lokotown and Other Stories (Heinemann, ) Restless City and Christmas Gold Children: Five. Sudoc Catalogue:: Livre / BookLokotown: and other stories / Cyprian Ekwensi.

Lokotown: And Other Stories. Cyprian Ekwensi. Out of Stock. Beautiful Feathers. Cyprian Ekwensi $ Divided We Stand: A Novel Of The Nigerian Civil War. Cyprian Ekwensi. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures.

We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping. The Rainbow – Tinted Scarf and Other Stories, Evans, Other. Ekwensi has been recorded on such works as Cyprian Ekwensi of Nigeria, Voice of America, – 79, and Nigerian Writer Cyprian Ekwensi Reading from His Works, Archive of World Literature on Tape, He is also the author of BBC radio and television scripts.

African Writers Series (AWS) is a series of books by African writers that has been published by Heinemann since The series has ensured an international voice to major African writers—including Chinua Achebe, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Steve Biko, Ama Ata Aidoo, Nadine Gordimer, Buchi Emecheta, and Okot p'simplicityhsd.com emphasis is on Anglophone Africa, although a number of volumes were translated.

Lokotown and Other Stories is a collection of nine short stories by Nigerian author Cyprian Ekwensi, published in as the 19th volume in the African Writers Series. Looking at Nigerian city life, his stories show excitement and dissolution.

— References. Thematic Concerns in the African Short Story Owen G. Mordaunt Abstract Although suggestions havebeen made thatthe African short story and the traditional folktale belong to the same genre. The Heinemann Book of South African Short Stories (African Writers) by Denis Hirson: The Housemaid by Lokotown And Other Stories by Cyprian Ekwensi: Child of Two Worlds by R.

Mugo Classic series published by Heinemann, launched in Not to be confused with the Longman African Writers series.

Related publisher series. Keltainen.Nov 04,  · Similar characters and themes emerge from the well-written Lokotown and Other Stories (), where the glitter and excitement of Lagos life is sharply contrasted with its seediness and degradation. Burning Grass () concerns Fulani cattlemen in the north of Nigeria.Glittering City (Paperback) by Cyprian Ekwensi and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at simplicityhsd.com