• Short Summary

    EFURU, A NOVEL BY NIGERIAN WOMAN AUTHOR FLORA NWAPA, WENT ON SALE THIS WEEK IN LONDON.

  • Description

    EFURU, A NOVEL BY NIGERIAN WOMAN AUTHOR FLORA NWAPA, WENT ON SALE THIS WEEK IN LONDON. A BOOKSTORE CLOSE TO LONDON UNIVERSITY WAS ONE OF THE PLACES WHERE THE NOVEL COULD BE BOUGHT.

    FLORA NWAPA WAS BORN IN 1931 AND BROUGHT UP IN EASTERN NIGERIA. SHE GRADUATED WITH AN ARTS DEGREE IN 1957 FROM UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, IBADAN. SHE THEN WENT TO BRITAIN AND ENROLLED IN EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY, WHERE IN 1958 SHE RECEIVED A DIPLOMA OF EDUCATION. IN HER RETURN TO NIGERIA MISS NWAPA WAS APPOINTED A WOMAN EDUCATION OFFICER IN CALABAR. SHE MOVED IN 1962 TO THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS AS ASSISTANT REGISTRAR (PUBLIC RELATIONS).

    EFURU, THE TITLE OF THE NOVEL, IS ALSO THE NAME OF THE NOVEL'S HEROINE. THE STORY CONCERNS A BEAUTIFUL AFRICAN WOMAN LOVED AND DESERTED BY TWO MEN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEFTW2GXWFI4KISK2RL1Z0HMXR
    Media URN:
    VLVAEFTW2GXWFI4KISK2RL1Z0HMXR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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