Nigeria: Buchi Emecheta - Okowa, Others Mourn Literary Icon

Source: allafrica.com (27 January 2017)

By Japhet Alakam and Festus Ahon

The literary world was again thrown into mourning following the news of the death of one of Nigeria's renowned literary figures and authors of the world acclaimed novel, Second Class Citizen, Florence Onyebuchi "Buchi" Emecheta. Emecheta, whose works included: The Joys of Motherhood, Second-Class Citizen and The Bride Price, died at her London home, aged 72. READ MORE