The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta

The Bride Price is a 1975 novel (first published in the UK by Allison & Busby and in the USA by George Braziller) by Nigerian writer Buchi Emecheta. It concerns, in part, the problems of women in post-colonial Nigeria. (The Bride Price is also the name of an unrelated novel by German novelist Grete Weil originally published in German as Der Brautpreis in 1988 and in English, translated by John Barrett, in 1991.)

The 1599th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - The New York Public Library's Books of the Century (New York Public Library)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Bride Price: A Novel Hardcover 15978152 $11.95 1976
The bride price: A novel Hardcover 19229983 $186.35
The Bride Price: A Novel Paperback 1076376 $14.92 $1.20 1980
Oxford Bookworms Library: The Bride Price: Level 5: 1,800 Word Vocabulary (Oxford Bookworms Library, Stage 5) Paperback 642007 $10.00 $3.16 2008
By Buchi Emecheta - The Bride Price: A Novel (1980-06-01) [Paperback] Paperback 11176480 $18.30 $4.27 1980
The Bride Price Hardcover 5461379 $22.39 $4.77 1980
The Bride Price Paperback 8821019 $29.11 $1.49 2000
The Bride Price Kindle Edition 704496 2014
The Bride Price (African Writers Series) Hardcover 4860762 $2.40 1996
The Bride Price Paperback 814836 $10.78 $7.00 2014