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2 edition of Jagua Nana. found in the catalog.

Jagua Nana.

Ekwensi, Cyprian.

Jagua Nana.

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesAfrican writers series -- 146.
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14122913M


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Jagua Nana is actually a very well written book, as Ekwensi was an acknowledged dexterous story-teller even if some Few major works of fiction anchored on professional prostitutes/prostitution exist /5. Jagua Nana, his most famous book, appeared in and won the Dag Hammarskjöld prize in literature, though it was banned in schools and attacked by the church.

In later life Ekwensi worked in broadcasting, politics and as a pharmacist, while writing over forty books and scripts. He died insurvived by his wife and nine children/5(4). Apr 04,  · I read this book when I wasinhigh school. Then, it was just a story. Now that I am an adult, it reads differently.

I don't understand how or why Ekwensi, the author, studied pharmacy. If you read this book, make sure that you are all alone in a very quite place and imagine that your are Fred, the young man who was the lover of the old Jagua woman/5(4).

Apr 04,  · out of 5 stars Jagua Jagua Nana. book should be ranked among the classics of African literature April 4, Format: Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase Even as other Nigerian novelists have become famous or experienced a revival, Cyprian Ekwensi is still lesser known, but he deserves to be more famed for Jagua Nana/5(4).

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Jagua Nana, no longer young but still irresistible, lives a life of hedonism in Lagos: men, parties, fights, wild nights in the. Cyprian Ekwensi has 33 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Cyprian Ekwensi’s most popular book is Jagua Nana. Jagua Nana is a novel by Nigerian novelist Cyprian Ekwensi. The novel was later republished in as part of the influential Heinemann African Writers Series. The novel focuses on the contradictions within the life of an aging sex worker, the title character Jagua Nana.

The novel is set in the city of Lagos. Jan 01,  · Jagua Nana's Daughter is a well written novel, even if it appears to ramble intermittently; the author Ekwensi, has never been averse to write about sex and physical pleasures allied to women, and this work is no exception - it is perhaps amusing eg when a "lowly" young woman is surprised at how much an older man enjoys ravishing her, spluttering widely in the process on top of her 4/5.

Bold, moving, entertaining and controversial, this is the great novel of s Lagos life – with one of the most unforgettable heroines in literature.

Jagua Nana, no longer Jagua Nana. book but still irresistible, lives a life of hedonism in Lagos: men, parties, fights, wild nights in the Tropicana with her handsome young boyfriend Freddie.

Rushing from. Jagua Nana by Cyprian Ekwensi The novel focuses on the contradictions within the life of an aging sex worker, the title character Jagua Nana. The novel tells the story of Jagua Nana, an ageing high-lifer and habitue of the seedy club Tropicana, which is an evocation of the chaos and intensive life of Lagos.

Jun 01,  · Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox 5/5(1). His People of the City was the first book by a Nigerian to garner international attention. His most successful novel was Jagua Nana (), about a Pidgin-speaking Nigerian woman who leaves her husband to work as a prostitute in a city and falls in love with a teacher.

He also wrote a sequel to this, J agua Nana's Daughte r. His most successful novel was Jagua Nana (), about a Pidgin -speaking Nigerian woman who leaves her husband to work as a prostitute in a city and falls in love with a teacher.

He also wrote a sequel to this, Jagua Nana's Daughter. Inhe received the Dag Hammarskjöld International Prize in Children: Five. Jagua Nana (African Writers Series): Written by Cyprian Ekwensi, Edition, (1st New edition) Publisher: Heinemann International Literature [Paperback] by Cyprian Ekwensi and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at nightcapcabaret.com Jagua Nana, no longer young but still irresistible, lives a life of hedonism in Lagos: men, parties, fights, wild nights in the Tropicana with her handsome young boyfriend Freddie.

Jun 22,  · Cyprian Ekwensi, Jagua Nana. (New York: Fawcett Premier Book,), Pages. A Book Review By Ozodi Osuji Yesterday, July 26, Cyprian Ekwensi’s Jagua Nana is a tale of life in Lagos in the early s. It is about a woman caught between true love and the need to fend for herself by any.

Jagua Nana [Cyprian Ekwensi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying. About Cyprian Ekwensi: Cyprian Odiatu Duaka Ekwensi was a novelist famous for his Jaguar Nana series and many others. He wrote for children under the nam /5. Nov 04,  · Jagua Nana (), Ekwensi’s most successful novel, has as its protagonist Jagua, a charming, colourful, and impressive prostitute.

Around her, Ekwensi sets in motion a whole panoply of vibrant, amoral characters who have rejected their rural origins and adopted the opportunistic, pleasure-seeking urban lifestyle. Jagua Nana Top results of your surfing Jagua Nana Start Download Portable Document Format (PDF) and E-books (Electronic Books) Free Online Rating News / is books that can provide inspiration, insight, knowledge to the reader.

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Jun 12,  · Jagua Nana, his most famous book, appeared in and won the Dag Hammarskjöld prize in literature, though it was banned in schools and attacked by the church.5/5(3). Cyprian Ekwensi’s Jagua Nana is a tale of life in Lagos in the early s.

It is about a woman caught between true love and the need to fend for herself by any. Cyprian Ekwensi, Jagua Nana. (New York: Fawcett Premier Book,), Pages. Jagua Nana (), Ekwensi’s most successful novel, has as its protagonist Jagua, a charming, colourful, and impressive prostitute. Around her, Ekwensi sets in motion a whole panoply of vibrant, amoral characters who have rejected their rural origins and.

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Jagua Nana’s daughter is a sequel to Cyprian Ekwensi’s best-selling Jagua Nana. The story centres around the heroine’s traumatic search for her real mother. All the intracacies of family life and relationships are woven into Jagua Nana’s daughter ; and Liza finds both her mother and a partner.

I read Jagua Nana as a literature text at school when i was 11 years old and as with any enforced work, I did not and could not appreciate the genuis work that is Jagua Nana. I have just completed re reading this book and I laughed and cried with Jagua.5/5(4).

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Jun 12,  · Jagua Nana details the story of an African woman struggling for equality and wealth in an African society that was not ready for such a woman. Superimposed on this story is the story of the. Tells the story of Jagua Nana, an ageing high-lifer and habitue of the seedy club Tropicana, which is an evocation of the chaos and intensive life of Lagos.

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Though parts of the book are written in broken English hence probably not easily understandable to readers in Standard English, I believe that this book is a classic in English literature (the portion in broken English, parts mainly spoken by the illiterate Jagua Nana and her associates in the whoring and criminal underworld, in my opinion.

I remember these books: THE DRUMMER BOY- Cyprian Ekwensi LOKO TOWN- Cyprian Ekwensi SIZWE BANSI IS DEAD- Atol Fugard JAGUA NANA- Cyprian Ekwensi THE PASSPORT OF MALLAM ILYA- Cyprian Ekwensi (very enjoyable read) BURNING BUSH- Cyprian Ekwensi JAGUA NANA'S DAUGHTER- Cyprian Ekwensi PACESETTER BOOKS (they rocked those days).

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But there is a more significant element in this book than the adventures of Jagua's generous.