The Palm-Wine Drinkard

4,000

by Amos Tutuola

 

Drawing on the West African (Nigeria) Yoruba oral folktale tradition, Tutuola described the odyssey of a devoted palm-wine drinker through a nightmare of fantastic adventure.

Availability: Out of stock
Add to Wishlist
Add to Wishlist
  • Additional information
  • Reviews (0)
  • About the author

Additional information

Book Author

Book Genres

, ,

ISBN

0571049966

Page Count

125

Year of Publication

Customers' review

5 stars 0
4 stars 0
3 stars 0
2 stars 0
1 star 0

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “The Palm-Wine Drinkard”

one × three =

Amos Tutuola (20 June 1920 – 8 June 1997) was a Nigerian writer famous for his books based in part on Yoruba folk-tales.
Despite his short formal education, Tutuola wrote his novels in English. His writing’s grammar often relies more on Yoruba orality than on standard English.