Ifeoma Okoye

Author

Ifeoma Okoye (possibly born in 1937) has been referred to by fans as "the most important female novelist from Nigeria after Flora Nwapa and Buchi Emecheta," according to Oyekan Owomoyela. She was born in Anambra State in Eastern Nigeria. She went to school at St. Monica's College in Ogbunike to receive a teaching certificate in 1959. She then graduated from the University of Nigeria in Nsukka to earn a Bachelor of Arts honours degree in English in 1977.
She wrote novels including Behind the Clouds, children's novels and short stories, such as The Village Boy and Eme Goes to School.

(From Wikipedia)


Books by this author

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    Men Without Ears

    by Ifeoma Okoye

     

    Uloko did not want to listen when his brother warned him about his showy, self indulgent life style. He only cared about getting money and squandering it as ostentatiously as possible, playing the part of a Big Man up to the limit- and beyond.

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    Behind the Clouds

    by Ifeoma Okoye

     

    In Behind the Clouds, Ifeoma Okoye tells the story of Ije Apia, a childless woman who went through much ordeal as a result of her inability to have a child. She was tormented by her society and viewed as “useless” by many.

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