The Man Died: his classic prison writings


During the civil war in Nigeria, Wole Soyinka appealed for cease-fire in an article. Accused of treason, he was held in solitary confinement for 22 months. Two of his works, The Man Died: Prison Notes of Wole Soyinka and Poems from Prison, were secretly written on toilet paper and smuggled out of prison. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986.

Publisher: Arrow Books

Date Published: 1987

Book Condition: Good soft cover showing minor edge wear and creasing to covers and some mild tanning to the page edges

ISBN: 0099352001

ISBN: 0099352001


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