Amos Tutuola in native dress

Amos Tutuola

Amos Tutuola; (1920-97) Novelist counted among a unique group of mythmakers who deployed significant aspects of oral tradition not just as a flowery tribute to literary distinctiveness, but as a…

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The Palm Wine Drinkard

Palm Wine Drinkard is the first person narrative novel by Amos Tutuola, published in 1952 in London by Faber & Faber. The author, who sparsely showed any ambitions for his own craft, had…

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