Titel: The Great Ponds Aauteur: E. Amadi Genre: a novel of adventure. SUMMARY In Eastern Nigeria is a small village. The name of the village is Chiolu . The Great Ponds has 74 ratings and 7 reviews. Bookablereads Reviews said: what you are going to read is my analysis about the book during my afro asian l. An Ikwerre Igbo, Elechi Amadi was born in Aluu, Nigeria. He was educated at the elite Government College, Umuahia, and at the University College, Ibadan.
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Amadi’s portrait of Nigerian society in his first post-civil war novel, Estrangementvividly evokes the image of the total destruction of time-honored individual and community bonds in the prewar society.
Edited by Yolande Cantu. Wago shows little respect for the elders of his own village and even less for tne enemy. His best friend is Olumba. Books by Elechi Amadi. In he served as Commissioner of Lands and Housing. Return to Book Page. Boekverslagen 4 Werkstukken 1 Dit Boekverslag.
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Want to Read saving…. Inloggen Profiel maken Wachtwoord vergeten. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The people who lived there belonged the Erekwi clan. Thirty years prior to the time of the story, Chiolu warriors won a battle with those of Aliakoro, and since then members of Chiolu have claimed Wagaba Pond and fished in it without hindrance.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He also possesses vast collection of different charms and amulets that he believed it gives him power and protection during battle. The great ponds elechi amadi Josh-Dannyboy rated it really liked it Jun 30, They also have Achichi, a dibia or spiritual leader.
The novel by Elechi Amadi is a recreation of a seemingly simple domestic conflict between two villages that later snowballs into the great ponds elechi amadi war of attrition.
The Great Ponds by Elechi Amadi
the great ponds elechi amadi There was a geeat adding your email address. Alekz rated it really liked it Oct 10, Lunga rated it it was amazing Jun 17, Igwu as their dibia and spiritual leader. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Heinemann- Fiction – pages. Het lijkt er op dat je browser advertenties blokkeert. Despite oath-violating spell-casting by the Aliakoro dibia medicine man Olumba shakily survives various ailments with the help the great ponds elechi amadi his own magic men, but meanwhile sickness spreads throughout the two villages and the clan and even beyond to the villages of different languages two days’ tge distance away: Assad rated it it was amazing Aug 03, From inside the book.
The Great Ponds describes two communities, Aliakoro and Chiolu, at war to resolve the question of ownership of the fishing Pond of Wagaba. Feb 28, Kur rated it really liked it Shelves: In the story the people there believe amadj gods.