THE VOICE. by Okara, Gabriel.

THE VOICE. by Okara, Gabriel. < >


Edition: First paperback printing.

London: Collins / Fontana Press, (1973). Nigerian author's ground-breaking first novel - a "linguistic experiment in which Okara translated directly from the Ijo (Ijaw) language, imposing Ijo syntax onto English in order to give literal expression to African ideas and imagery. The novel creates a symbolic landscape in which the forces of traditional African culture and Western materialism contend." (Britannica) 96 pp. ISBN: 0-006131549.

Condition: Ex-library with remnants of label inside front cover, usual toning to pages, but overall good condition. Uncommon.

Book ID: 86226
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