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The Brave African Huntress

Amos Tutuola

The Brave African Huntress by the important Nigerian writer Amos Tutuola tells the story of Adebisi, who sets out for the Jungle of Pigmies to rescue her four brothers.

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£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571316892
Date Published
03.07.2014
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Summary

This is the story of Adebisi, a brave African huntress who sets out for the Jungle of the Pigmies to rescue her four brothers. Along the way, she conquers a giant, serves as the barber to a king and endures the horrors of the pigmies’ prison. Yet she will not give up. By employing her strength and intelligence, she finds a way to release her brothers and returns home to a hero’s welcome.

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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 Broadcasting Company while continuing to…

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