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The Potter's Wheel

by Chukwuemeka Ike

Satirist and chronicler of the many-faceted world of education in Nigeria, the author is one of Nigeria's foremost writers. In this novel, he tells of Obuechina, the only brother of six older sisters, prize pupil in the village school, apple of his doting mother's eye, eight years old and hopelessly spoilt. In a vain attempt to salvage his character, his father decides he must be sent away as a servant to a schoolmaster with a dragon of a wife. Obu goes - and comes back very different.

ISBN 9789782492838 | 224 pages | 203 x 127 mm | 1993 | University Press, Nigeria, Nigeria | Paperback




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