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Description: From the renowned author of The African Trilogy, a political satire about an unnamed African country navigating a path between violence and corruption   As Minister for Culture, former school teacher M. A. Nanga is a man of the people, as cynical as he is charming, and a roguish opportunist. When Odili, an idealistic young teacher, visits his former instructor at the ministry, the division between them is vast. But in the eat-and-let-eat atmosphere, Odili's idealism soon collides with his lusts—and the two men's personal and political tauntings threaten to send their country into chaos. When Odili launches a vicious campaig ... (more)
Manufacturer: Penguin Books
Release date: 19 January 1989
ISBN-10 : 0385086164 | ISBN-13: 9780385086165
Tags: Novel (1), Nigeria (1), Nigerian Literature (1)
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