Tag Archives: Fred Chiagozie Nwonwu

Fine Boys: telling a generation’s story in tricolour

    Every generation has a book that defines it, that lays its secrets bare and shines bright lights into its darkest corners. In Nigeria, for the generation who began university after the swinging 80s said goodbye and the ill-thought out economic policy that was SAP started showing its ill effects, the unpredictability of university … Continue reading Fine Boys: telling a generation’s story in tricolour

…and there was a current called Farad! A Book Review

…and there was a current called Farad! A Book Review

Book Title: Farad Author: Emmanuel Iduma Publisher: Parresia Pages: 207 Immediately I finished reading Emmanuel Iduma’s novel “Farad, I felt the need to tell others about it. Not as a professional reviewer, which I am not, but as a reader pleased with a book bought with hard-earned Naira. I write with a thought gnawing at … Continue reading …and there was a current called Farad! A Book Review

Of Heroes, Villains, and Dollar Baits (1)

Of Heroes, Villains, and Dollar Baits (1)

I grew up with comic books. I discovered comics in primary two or three. I can’t quite recall, but I think Voltron, Super Ted and other TV cartoon shows played a large part. Anyway, I discovered comics and life was never the same again. While my friends outgrew the habit I kept at it and still find it difficult … Continue reading Of Heroes, Villains, and Dollar Baits (1)