The Interpreters

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Price
$16.95  $15.76
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.32 X 8.08 X 0.76 inches | 0.56 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780593467213

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About the Author
WOLE SOYINKA, the first African to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, is a distinguished playwright, novelist, poet, and essayist of global stature. Born in Nigeria, Soyinka studied at University College in Ibadan, Nigeria and University of Leeds, England. Soyinka's prolific body of work includes several poetry collections, over 20 plays, five memoirs including Aké The Years of Childhood (1981), and three novels--The Interpreters (1965), Season of Anomy (1973), and Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth (2021).
Reviews
"The novel is rich in well-turned individual scenes. . . . it is a work in which the esthetic and political problems are meshed in an almost classical way."
--The New York Times

"It is elaborately, strikingly and indeed often beautifully written."
--The Times

"A great steaming marsh of a novel. . . brimful of promise and life."
--New Statesmen

"The first African novel that has a texture of real complexity and depth."
--Gerald Moore, The New African