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Ajaiyi and his inherited poverty. by Amos Tutuola

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


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Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.T968 Aj, PR9387.9.T8 Aj
The Physical Object
Pagination3-235 p.
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5591351M
LC Control Number67114493
OCLC/WorldCa2158087

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This is the story of Ajaiyi, a man born into poverty who is determined to improve his situation. In the hope of finding the money he needs, he travels through unfamiliar lands filled with strange creatures. He meets the Spirit of Fire with its huge feathered head and flaming body, and receives assistance from a wizard and a unicorn/5. title page dedication ajaiyi and his inherited poverty the funeral ceremony of my father and mother i pawned myself for money we were kidnapped and sold the spirit of fire the cruel king don’t pay bad for bad i visited the creator in respect of my poverty at last we reached the town of the creator we left the town of the creator with empty hands we are now in the god of iron’s town we escaped to the country . This is the story of Ajaiyi, a man born into poverty who is determined to improve his situation. In the hope of finding the money he needs, he travels through unfamiliar lands filled with strange creatures. He meets the Spirit of Fire with its huge feathered head and flaming body, and receives assistance from a wizard and a : Faber & Faber. Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent book publisher and has been voted "Publisher of the Year" thirteen times including the inaugural award in and eleven times since Ajaiyi and His Inherited Poverty - Amos Tutuola - - Allen & Unwin - Australia.

Ajaiyi and His Inherited Poverty | Tutuola Amos | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Ajayi and His Inherited Poverty. SHARE THIS BOOK. CSS Bookshops Limited was established in by the Church Missionary Trust as C.M.S Bookshops, Lagos thereby becoming the oldest Company that specializes in books and related materials supply in Nigeria. GENRES. Nursery;. Amos Tutuola was born in Abeokuta, Nigeria, in His first novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard, was acquired by T. S. Eliot and published by Faber in This is the story of Ajaiyi, a man born into poverty who is determined to improve his situation. In the hope of finding the money he needs, he travels through unfamiliar lands filled with strange creatures. His first novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard, was acquired by T. S. Eliot and published by Faber in Genre: Fantasy Used availability for Amos Tutuola's Ajaiyi and His Inherited PovertyAuthor: Amos Tutuola.

After his fifth work, Ajaiyi and His Inherited Poverty (), Tutuola did not publish until the recent appearance of The Witch-Herbalist of the Remote Town (). Tutuola's works usually concern. From until retirement, he worked for the Nigerian Broadcasting Company while continuing to write. His last book, The Village Witch Doctor and Other Stories, was published in He died in Ibadan in Show all books by this author. Selected Works. Ajaiyi and His Inherited Poverty ADD. Amos Tutuola £ GBP. Feather Woman of. Ajaiyi and His Inherited Poverty Amos Tutuola Literature & Fiction. This is the story of Ajaiyi, a man born into poverty who is determined to improve his situation. In the hope of finding the money he needs, he travels through unfamiliar lands filled with strange creatures. This is one of those germinal books, that stretches the imagination. Amos Tutuola's story "The Village Witch Doctor" was originally published as part of the novel Ajaiyi and His Inherited Poverty and then as the title story in his collection, The Village Witch Doctor and Other Stories. Tutuola is known as the first African writer to gain international recognition.