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The Singing Roofs – Abimbola Adelakun’s Under The Brown Rusted Roofs

Shakespeare says if music is the food of life, plays on. The same way a writer uses his words to paint pictures of life. We may not be able to identify the way a writer deploys other genres in his writing but we can trace the pattern of use. This is manifested in the way … Continue reading The Singing Roofs – Abimbola Adelakun’s Under The Brown Rusted Roofs

Adunni Adelakun – Under the Brown Rusted Roofs

Abimbola Aduuni Adelakun is the author of the pastoral novel, Under the Brown Rusted Roofs, a book which perfectly uses Yoruba folklore to mirror the malaises of the country, the joy and sorrow that exist in the communal relationship of the Yoruba and the polygamy of the patriarchs. She writes for the Punch Newspaper as … Continue reading Adunni Adelakun – Under the Brown Rusted Roofs