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The Concubine

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  • 2024

  • Engelsk

The Concubine, Elechi Amadi’s most celebrated work of fiction, paints a picture of pre-colonial life in rural Eastern Nigeria and explores the boundary between myth and reality.Ihuoma is a woman of great beauty and dignity, beloved in a village that remains untouched by colonialism. By all accounts, she should be happy and in love. Yet she faces misfortune after misfortune when a mysterious force makes any suitor that she falls in love with meet an inexplicable – and unpleasant – end...Brimming with lyrical prose, jealous gods, and masterful suspense, The Concubine is a tale about Igbo culture and beliefs. An unforgettable story full of beauty and tragedy.''One of the founding generation of African novelists.'' Guardian ''A soldier and poet, captive of conscience, human solidarity and justice.'' Wole Soyinka ''An outstanding work of pure fiction.'' Eldred Jones

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