Critical Perspectives on Amos Tutuola, Volume 10
Three Continents Press, 1975 - Literary Collections - 318 pages
Amos Tutuola is one of Africa's most controversial authors. The reviews and essays in this volume are grouped chronologically to allow the reader to follow Tutuola's literary career and his unsteady journey to respectability.
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