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Dracula By Bram Stoker
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Dracula is an 1897 novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, featuring as its primary antagonist the vampire Count Dracula. Dracula has been attributed to many literary genres including vampire literature,... More > horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. Structurally it is an epistolary novel, that is, told as a series of diary entries and letters. Literary critics have examined many themes in the novel, such as the role of women in Victorian culture, conventional and conservative sexuality, immigration, colonialism, postcolonialism and folklore. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, the novel's influence on the popularity of vampires has been singularly responsible for many theatrical and film interpretations throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.< Less
Somber City By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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Somber City is an evocative novel of the promise, expectation, and disappointment of post-colonial Nigeria. The novel illuminates, through a mix of fact and fiction, a seminal moment in modern... More > history: Nigeria's fervent passage through a period of immense oil wealth in the 1970s to a sudden descent into a cataclysmal debt trap in the early 1980s. This chaotic period, captured within the city of Lagos, is experienced alongside the protagonist Femi Falashe, a young engineer seeking to get his life back in track after a sudden job loss, as well as five other unforgettable characters:< Less
Dracula by Bram Stoker By Bram Stoker
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Dracula is an 1897 novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, featuring as its primary antagonist the vampire Count Dracula. Dracula has been attributed to many literary genres including vampire literature,... More > horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. Structurally it is an epistolary novel, that is, told as a series of diary entries and letters. Literary critics have examined many themes in the novel, such as the role of women in Victorian culture, conventional and conservative sexuality, immigration, colonialism, postcolonialism and folklore. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, the novel's influence on the popularity of vampires has been singularly responsible for many theatrical and film interpretations throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.< Less
Human works By Jean-Pierre Makosso
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In this captivating collections of poems, Jean-Pierre Makosso presents an epic with heart, an african history through poetic prose, the griot in written form. It documents the black continent from... More > its roots in a collectivist paradise, through slavery to present day post-colonialism. Both personal and historical, it is a tour de force written with crisp political clarity in bold tactile rythms and open-ended finesse. These are essential tales of the past transmitted to unify an eternally multicultural future. 'Believe me this is not a poem - It is the voice of the conscience that comes to your rescue' (Tanya Evanson, fusionist poet and Spoken Word artist).< Less
On Manannan's Isle By Usha Kishore
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Usha Kishore’s debut collection of poems portrays the increasingly cosmopolitan nature of the Isle of Man, with the postcolonial palette of language, and culture. Usha’s evocative work... More > conscientiously explores many facets of the island like the landscape, the Celtic myth of Manannan and Manx culture, history and art. The spirit of Manannan permeates the collection; as the title poem highlights, he is but one more in the poet’s pantheon of 33 million gods. From an earthy point of view, Manannan is the Manx spirit of Quocunque Jeceris Stabit (Latin for the Manx Motto “Whithersoever you throw it, it will stand.” )< Less
Peminology By Melinda Luisa de Jesús
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"Melinda Luisa de Jesús’s debut collection of poems comes from a space of longing, rebellion, grief, love, poetics and politics. Bold, unafraid and uncompromising, peminology... More > carves out a space for de Jesús’ vision and her generation of Filipinas in immigrant America. She speaks in multiple voices and registers, as a daughter, to a daughter, as a mother, to a mother, as a storyteller, drudging up a past and confronting fiercely the present. peminology is poetic auto ethnography. It must be read. It must be heard. It must be listened to. This is Asian-America. This is post-Trump’s America. This is the America we live in." —Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, author of The Postcolonial Citizen: The Intellectual Migrant< Less
Studies in Christian–Muslim Relations VOLUME 4 By Jan H. Boer
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In this volume Christians and secularists are invited to seriously consider Muslim arguments against secularism. Though focused on the Nigerian situation, these arguments reach far beyond this one... More > country to encompass the entire world, wherever Western secular culture is seeking to impose itself. Though argued in a (post)colonial context, these arguments have direct implications for current relations between the Muslim world and the secular West. It is almost inconceivable that anyone who has carefully though through this Muslim perspective would consider secularism as the solution to the “Muslim problem” in the world. As a Christian, I invite you to ask yourself: Which is the greater problem for Christians—Islam or secularism.< Less
THE YAKURR OF THE MIDDLE CROSS RIVER REGION (NIGERIA) - INTERNATIONAL EDITION By Otu Abam Ubi
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This work is a reconstruction of the Pre–colonial, colonial and post-colonial history of the Yakurr of South Eastern Nigeria. It is primarily, based on Yakurr Oral Sources. The Study provides a... More > historical foundation hence its title. It is hoped that future historians shall build upon that foundation. However, the work examines the collapse of the Wukari Empire (Jukun/Kororofa) and the development of the Atlantic Slave trade as the principal causal factors of the migrations of the various peoples who now occupy the middle and upper Cross River Regions. Such people include the Yalla, Ukelle (upper Cross River), Boki, Agbo, Bahumono, Mbembe and Yakurr (middle Cross River) region.< Less
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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Dracula is an 1897 novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, featuring as its primary antagonist the vampire Count Dracula. Dracula has been attributed to many literary genres including vampire literature,... More > horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. Structurally it is an epistolary novel, that is, told as a series of diary entries and letters. Literary critics have examined many themes in the novel, such as the role of women in Victorian culture, conventional and conservative sexuality, immigration, colonialism, postcolonialism and folklore. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, the novel's influence on the popularity of vampires has been singularly responsible for many theatrical and film interpretations throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.< Less
From one end to the other By Graham Lenton
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This is a story of travel through Africa. Graham Lenton, a UN research ecologist and university lecturer in ecology, tells tales from life in post-colonial Malawi and Sudan throughout the 1970s and... More > 80s and relates his anecdotal stories of travel through twelve countries of east, central and southern Africa. Linked to extensive observations of this continent's exotic natural history, in particular birds, he encounters bizarre and unusual experiences from being stung by a swarm of the deadly African bee, through being arrested by border guards at Kariba Dam, to blowing up colonies of pest birds and free falling in a helicopter over Lake Turkana. Personally driving most of the roads from Sudan to the Cape he stumbles upon an Eritrean rebel camp, smuggles himself into Rhodesia, climbs the remote Mount Mulanje, communes with nomads, fights off elephants, rhinos and hyenas, and carries a rucksack of money as a wallet in present day Zimbabwe.< Less

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