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Set in the Niger Delta this novel tells the tale of a women's struggle for equality in a traditional patriachal society. Set against the once-in-a-generation festival at which the one chosen by the gods performs the dance of "the mother mask", Ojaide weaves a tale of suspense while displaying the traditions and religious beliefs that define the Niger Delta.

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Published 30 May 2012
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EAN13 9789788422792
Language English

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© Tanure Ojaide 2012
First Published 2012
ISBN 978-978-8422-49-5
D i s t r i b u t o r s :
African Books Collective, Oxford, UKC o n t e n t s
The Heritage of Tales
PART ONE
Dynasties of Men
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PART II
The Moons Between
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PART III
Seven Days
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PART IV
Festival Moon