Ajaiyi And His Inherited Poverty by Amos TutuolaAjaiyi And His Inherited Poverty by Amos Tutuola

Ajaiyi And His Inherited Poverty

byAmos Tutuola

Paperback | April 28, 2015

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This is the story of Ajaiyi, a man born into poverty who is determined to improve his situation. In the hope of finding the money he needs, he travels through unfamiliar lands filled with strange creatures. He meets the Spirit of Fire with its huge feathered head and flaming body, and receives assistance from a wizard and a unicorn. Yet, in the end, the answer to his woes is not far from home.

Amos Tutuola was born in Abeokuta, Nigeria, in 1920. His first novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard, was acquired by T. S. Eliot and published by Faber in 1952.

Amos Tutuola was born in Abeokuta, Nigeria, in 1920. The son of a cocoa farmer, he attended several schools before training as a blacksmith. He later worked as a civil servant. His first novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard, was published in 1952 and brought him international recognition. From 1956 until retirement, he worked for the Nigerian...
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Title:Ajaiyi And His Inherited PovertyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.82 × 5 × 0.6 inPublished:April 28, 2015Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571316875

ISBN - 13:9780571316878

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