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A classic tale of life in the city
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A classic tale of life in the city

When Cyprian Ekwensi’s “People of the city” was first published in the 1950s, it was the second Nigerian novel to be published in Britain, predating Chinua Achebe’s hugely influential “Things fall apart”.   Sean Sheehan   Reading it now, republished nearly seventy years after it was written, serves to confirm […]