Ake: The Years Of Childhood by Wole Soyinka

"Ake: The Years of Childhood" is a memoir that chronicles the early years of a Nigerian boy growing up in the town of Ake. Set in the 1940s, the book vividly captures the author's experiences, from his close-knit family life to his encounters with colonialism and the struggle for independence. Through his insightful and lyrical prose, the author takes readers on a nostalgic journey filled with rich cultural traditions, humorous anecdotes, and poignant reflections on the complexities of childhood.

The 2197th greatest book of all time


Published
1981
Nationality
Nigerian
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
230
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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