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An Adventure to Juju Island
Set in the rural life of the people of Rivers State, Nigeria, this adventure tale from a major African writer follows two young people on Juju Island. There they discover the hideous activities of Indian hemp smugglers, and the smugglers are caught after the boys go to the police. A moral is woven into the adventure.
Paperback, 60 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Ibadan University Press
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Gabriel Okara, poet and novelist, is one of the most significant literary figure in Nigeria today. He established the River State Government Paper, The Nigerian Tide. His poetry made a great impact on the people through the pages of The Black Orpheus, the most famous magazine of Africa. he was given the Commonwealth Poetry Award. He visited India in1989 to participate in the World Poetry Festival.More about Gabriel Okara...