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Ekwensi, Cyprian

Overview
Works: 129 works in 848 publications in 12 languages and 9,017 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  War fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Editor, Other
Classifications: PZ4.E349, 823
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Burning grass; a story of the Fulani of Northern Nigeria by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

102 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the grass is burnt on the plains of northern Nigeria, the Fulani cattlemen move to the Niger, and Mai Sunsaye is afflicted with "wandering sickness."
Jagua Nana by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

98 editions published between 1961 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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People of the city by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

82 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in English and Portuguese and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime reporter in a West African city finds that what he can accomplish for his country is more important than personal pleasure
Lokotown and other stories by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

45 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful feathers by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

39 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wilson, Iyari, the leader of the Nigerian movement for African and Malagasy Solidarity, commands the respect of the masses. With the leaders of African thought, his name has significance. But inside his home he has no authority. He is disregarded, then deserted by his own wife. While he pursues his desire for African and Malagasy solidarity, his home life is crumbling and he cannot concentrate on running his business The Independence Pharmacy. Wilson does not come to terms with himself until he discovers that the unity is a complex of the judicious and proper, the overlooked and forgotten, the tolerated and rejected"--Back cover
Survive the peace by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

28 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and German and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Odugo indser hurtig, at det kræver mere mod og overvejelse at overleve freden end selve Biafran krigen
Restless city and Christmas gold, with other stories by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

19 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drummer boy by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

32 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talented blind drummer boy and singer moves from place to place entertaining people with his performance. But deep down, there is an undisclosed unhappiness. Why is Akin unhappy? Who, among his friends and associates, can he trust in his search for true happiness?
An African night's entertainment; a tale of vengeance by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

28 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passport of Mallam Ilia by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

31 editions published between 1960 and 1993 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iska by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble in Form Six by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rainmaker and other stories by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

17 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jagua Nana's daughter : a sequel to Jagua Nana by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided we stand : a novel of the Nigerian Civil War by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People of the city by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

6 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juju Rock by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rikku answers an advertisement which leads him into a search for a lost gold mine
Motherless baby by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Festac anthology of Nigerian new writing by Festival mondial des arts négro-africains( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boa suitor by Cyprian Ekwensi( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.51 (from 0.25 for Long drums ... to 0.99 for The litera ...)

Burning grass; a story of the Fulani of Northern Nigeria
Alternative Names
Cyprian Ekwensi nigerianischer Schriftsteller

Cyprian Ekwensi nigeriansk författare

Cyprian Ekwensi nigeriansk skribent

Cyprian Ekwensi schrijver uit Nigeria (1921-2007)

Cyprian Ekwensi scrittore nigeriano

Cyprian Ewensi

Ėkvensi, Kiprian 1921-2007

Ėkvensi, Siprian 1921-2007

Ekwensi, C

Ekwensi, Cyprian O.

Ekwensi, Cyprian O. 1921-2007

Ekwensi Cyprian O. D. 1921-

Ekwensi, Cyprian O. D. 1921-2007

Ekwensi, Cyprian Odiatu Duaka 1921-2007

Эквензи, Сиприан

시프리안 에크웬시

イクエンシ, シプリアン

シプリアン・エクウェンシ

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Jagua NanaPeople of the cityLokotown and other storiesRestless city and Christmas gold, with other storiesAn African night's entertainment; a tale of vengeanceIskaJagua Nana's daughter : a sequel to Jagua Nana