Amos Tutuola – The Palm Wine Drinkard

Category: Tags: ,

This classic novel tells the phantasmagorical story of an alcoholic man and his search for his dead palm-wine tapster. As he travels through the land of the dead, he encounters a host of supernatural and often terrifying beings – among them the complete gentleman who returns his body parts to their owners and the insatiable hungry-creature. Mixing Yoruba folktales with what T. S. Eliot described as a ‘creepy crawly imagination’, The Palm-Wine Drinkard is regarded as the seminal work of African literature.
‘Brief, thronged, grisly and bewitching.’ Dylan Thomas, Observer
‘Tutuola’s art conceals – or rather clothes – his purpose, as all good art must do.’ Chinua Achebe

£9.99

Ready to ship in 3-5 business days from United Kingdom (UK)


  • 5 Stars
  • 4 Stars
  • 3 Stars
  • 2 Stars
  • 1 Stars

Average Star Rating: 0.0 out of 5 (0 vote)

If you finish the payment today, your order will arrive within the estimated delivery time.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.

Vendor Information

  • Store Name: Afrobiz
  • Vendor: Afrobiz
  • No ratings found yet!
Tomi Adeyemi conjures a stunning world of dark magic and danger in her West African-inspired fantasy debut Children of Blood and…
Tracking the lives and loves of a dozen British women through generations and social classes, Girl, Woman, Other weaves a distinctive,…
  Bluetooth® 5.0 w/ + BLE + OTA   Sweat-proof & Weather Resistant (IPX4 Rated)   Quick Pairing   9…
Voice commands / smartphone notifications Water resistant Health & fitness tracking with heart rate monitor Battery life: 5+ days Compatible…
It is a book-shaped lamp with creative ways to display. When you open the book, it turns on; when you…
This Bluetooth wireless speaker comes with: Bluetooth speaker USB cable for charging 3 x sets of coloured labels for you…

Shopping cart