Palm-Wine Drinkard (BOK)

Amos Tutuola

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This classic novel tells the phantasmagorical story of an alcoholic man and his search for his dead palm-wine tapster. As he travels through the land of the dead, he encounters a host of supernatural and often terrifying beings - among them the complete gentleman who returns his body parts to their owners and the insatiable hungry-creature. Mixing Yoruba folktales with what T. S. Eliot described as a 'creepy crawly imagination', The Palm-Wine Drinkard is regarded as the seminal work of African literature. "Brief, thronged, grisly and bewitching." (Dylan Thomas, Observer). "Tutuola's art conceals - or rather clothes - his purpose, as all good art must do." (Chinua Achebe).

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Amos Tutuola
Forlag
FABER & FABER
ISBN 9780571311538
Antall sider 144 Dimensjoner 12,6cm x 19,5cm x 1cm
Vekt 122 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Wole Soyinka