The Witch-herbalist Of The Remote Town by Amos TutuolaThe Witch-herbalist Of The Remote Town by Amos Tutuola

The Witch-herbalist Of The Remote Town

byAmos Tutuola

Paperback | January 27, 2015

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After four years of marriage, the brave hunter of the Rocky Town and his beautiful wife, Lola, are still without a child. Equipped with juju, sharpened machete, bow and poisonous arrows, flints and thunderbolts, he sets off in search of the Witch-Herbalist's medicine. For six years he journeys, conquering or escaping from such haunting characters as the Abnormal Squatting Man of the Jungle and the Crazy Removable-Headed Wild Man. Finally he reaches the Remote Town of the Witch-Mother and is given medicine for his wife, but on the way home he makes a decision with interesting consequences.
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:The Witch-herbalist Of The Remote TownFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.8 × 5 × 0.71 inPublished:January 27, 2015Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571316921

ISBN - 13:9780571316922

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