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BARON Of BROAD STREET By EL NUKOYA
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Baron of Broad Street chronicles the polarized worlds of the Lagos impoverished and the affluent, living side-by-side, yet a world apart. Disun and Ige are young boys growing up within the squeeze... More > and squalor of Makoko. As they sit on the banks of the Lagos Lagoon, they contemplate life on the other side of town, the exclusive district of the Metropolis covering Ikoyi, Victoria Island, and, Broad Street that mysterious area, so distant, yet so close. Disun is the optimistic of the duo, resolute in his faith in a fair chance at success in Lagos, his ordinary background notwithstanding. Ige, on the other hand held by a vibrant, radical mind, entrenches himself in the firm belief that the only reliable choices open to them were illicit. The road to realizing this ambition is lined with real dangers. Would they prevail? And if indeed they would, what prices are there to be paid... and, perhaps, more importantly, of what texture would their residual soul be?< Less
NINE LIVES By EL NUKOYA
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Nine Lives tells the story of “Olupitan Ogunrinu,” a bright, ambitious son of a common Nigerian fisherman who battles to assert himself within the social segregation of an elite... More > university community. As he struggles with the moral contradiction, corruption and frivolity around him, he resolves not be a victim in the predatory race to success, even when the immediate battle to “belong” seems lost. A wild pursuit of romance turns to deceit, as Olupitan finds escape in America. But he also finds squalor, loss of dignity and, eventually, illicit wealth. NINE LIVES explores the trial of ordinary Nigerian youths and the despair that drives them across the borders... and beyond. It captures the historical culture of the Nigerian people and the new culture as evolved through decades of social hardship, corruption and misrule.< Less
NINE LIVES By EL NUKOYA
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Nine Lives tells the story of “Olupitan Ogunrinu,” a bright, ambitious son of a common Nigerian fisherman who battles to assert himself within the social segregation of an elite... More > university community. As he struggles with the moral contradiction, corruption and frivolity around him, he resolves not be a victim in the predatory race to success, even when the immediate battle to “belong” seems lost. A wild pursuit of romance turns to deceit, as Olupitan finds escape in America. But he also finds squalor, loss of dignity and, eventually, illicit wealth. NINE LIVES explores the trial of ordinary Nigerian youths and the despair that drives them across the borders... and beyond. It captures the historical culture of the Nigerian people and the new culture as evolved through decades of social hardship, corruption and misrule.< Less
BARON OF BROAD STREET By EL NUKOYA
Paperback: $29.96
Prints in 3-5 business days
Baron of Broad Street chronicles the polarized worlds of the Lagos impoverished and the affluent, living side-by-side, yet a world apart. Disun and Ige are young boys growing up within the squeeze... More > and squalor of Makoko. As they sit on the banks of the Lagos Lagoon, they contemplate life on the other side of town, the exclusive district of the Metropolis covering Ikoyi, Victoria Island, and, Broad Street that mysterious area, so distant, yet so close. Disun is the optimistic of the duo, resolute in his faith in a fair chance at success in Lagos, his ordinary background notwithstanding. Ige, on the other hand held by a vibrant, radical mind, entrenches himself in the firm belief that the only reliable choices open to them were illicit. The road to realizing this ambition is lined with real dangers. Would they prevail? And if indeed they would, what prices are there to be paid... and, perhaps, more importantly, of what texture would their residual soul be?< Less