MY LIFE IN THE BUSH OF GHOSTS.
Edition: First paperback printing.
London: Faber & Faber, (1964). The second novel by this Nigerian author, who based his books on Yoruba folktales and traditions. First published in 1954, this tells the story of a small boy who wanders into the heart of a wild and grotesque African forest, where he is captured by ghosts, buried alive and wrapped up in spider webs. With a foreword by Geoffrey Parrinder. 174 pp.
Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (previous owner's name - that of the poet Elizabeth La Place [Harrod] on the first page).