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Sozaboy Sozaboy Describes The Fortunes Of A Young Naive Recruit In The Nigerian Civil War From The First Proud Days Of Recruitment To The Disillusionment, Confusion And Horror That Follows The Author S Use Of Rotten English A Mixture Of Nigerian Pidgin English, Broken English And Idiomatic English Makes This A Unique And Powerful Novel.


About the Author: Ken Saro-Wiwa

Kenule Ken Beeson Saro Wiwa was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist, and winner of the Right Livelihood Award and the Goldman Environmental Prize Saro Wiwa was a member of the Ogoni people, an ethnic minority in Nigeria whose homeland, Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta has been targeted for crude oil extraction since the 1950s and which has suffered extreme environmental Kenule Ken Beeson Saro Wiwa was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist, and winner of the Right Livelihood Award and the Goldman Environmental Prize Saro Wiwa was a member of the Ogoni people, an ethnic minority in Nigeria whose homeland, Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta has been targeted for crude oil extraction since the 1950s and which has suffered extreme environmental damage from decades of indiscriminate petroleum waste dumping Initially as spokesperson, and then as President, of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People MOSOP , Saro Wiwa led a nonviolent campaign against environmental degradation of the land and waters of Ogoniland by the operations of the multinational petroleum industry, especially the Royal Dutch Shell company He was also an outspoken critic of the Nigerian government, which he viewed as reluctant to enforce environmental regulations on the foreign petroleum companies operating in the area.At the peak of his non violent campaign, Saro Wiwa was arrested, hastily tried by a special military tribunal, and hanged in 1995 by the military government of General Sani Abacha, all on charges widely viewed as entirely politically motivated and completely unfounded His execution provoked international outrage and resulted in Nigeria s suspension from the Commonwealth of Nations for over three years



10 thoughts on “Sozaboy

  1. Orsodimondo Orsodimondo says:

    L UOMO DEVE VIVERE A me sozalettore, il racconto in prima persona di Mene evoca un fiume di coscienza, pi che un flusso ho per caso trovato un novello Ulysses nel continente nero Ma il sozalettore pu sentire anche odore di romanzo p


  2. Samir Rawas Sarayji Samir Rawas Sarayji says:

    I m fond of reading Nigerian Literature Chinua Achebe, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ben Okri, Helon Habila are amongst my favorite authors and now, I include Ken Saro Wiwa Perhaps it s the nostalgia of having grown up in Lagos as an infant to t


  3. dely dely says:

    I was really curious to read this book after have seen Black Gold The movie doesn t talk about Ken Saro Wiwa, but it deals with one of the most tragic problems of Nigeria multinational oil companies that exploited the land without worrying about the


  4. GrauWolf GrauWolf says:

    Comunque, all inizio, tutti erano contenti a Dukana.Il romanzo dI Ken Saro Wiwa ambientato nella regione subsahariana dell Africa, la Nigeria Anche se, in realt , Sozaboy potrebbe essere ambientato in qualsiasi altra nazione africana dilaniata da una guerra


  5. Tittirossa Tittirossa says:

    Saro Wiva era, stato giustiziato un famosissimo personaggio pubblico nigeriano autore per la radio e la tv, scrittore, saggista, anche reporter che ha pagato con la vita la sua attivit politica a favore degli abitanti del delta del Niger Una nota doverosa per ricordar


  6. Lucinda Lucinda says:

    Ken Saro Wiwa was executed in 1995 after a show trial by Abacha s military government Saro Wiwa was a well known activist against the environmental degradation of the Niger Delta owing to the oil industry s extraction of oil with no care or consideration for the local ecology


  7. Trevor Trevor says:

    Sozaboy Sozaboy is a story about a young African boy that tells his story in horrible broken English This is a well written story that has a mix of adventure, and a large amount of emotion spread through the story This story starts out with Sozaboy telling his life story in his village


  8. Laura Laura says:

    This book is written in what the author called Rotten English In addition to a moving story.Fictional about the Nigerian Civil War in the 1960s following the life of Soza boy soldier boy the main character who fought for Biafra and was captured prisoner.The story is based on the real events in


  9. Gilla Gilla says:

    difficile incontrare libri come Sozaboy Per il ragazzo soldato, Ken Saro Wiwa ha inventato un linguaggio del tutto nuovo, un rotten English che mescola il pidgin e la tradizione orale nigeriana con passaggi repentini di registro, assolutamente pirotecnici , come li definisce Itala Vivan nella bella Nota


  10. Lucile Lucile says:

    Mene is a boy from the village of Dukana, Nigeria Apprentice drive, he lives with his mom The civil war approaches He met in the nearby town a pretty girl, Agnes, Agnes with JJC you ll have to read the book to understand Born in Dukana, and having lived in Lagos Of course, he wants to marry her To please Agnes w


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