Saturday, December 3, 2022

Reviewer: Dami Ajayi

Dami Ajayi is the author of poetry collections Daybreak, Clinical Blues and A Woman’s Body Is a Country.
By Dami Ajayi Title: And after Many Days Author: Jowhor Ile Publisher: Kachifo Limited Number of pages: 287 Year of publication: 2016 Category: Fiction Jowhor Ile’s debut novel, And after Many Days, has been panned by some readers and critics. Perhaps the earliest critique is the...
By Dami Ajayi Title: Highlife Giants: West African Dance Band Pioneers Author: John Collins Publisher: Cassava Republic Press Number of pages: 320 Year of publication: 2016 Category: Music The West African phenomenon, Highlife music, is many things to many people. To some,...

A Bride’s Mother’s Cry

By Dami Ajayi Title: Now the World Takes These Breaths Author: Joan Metelerkamp Publisher: Modjaji Books Number of pages: 61 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Poetry To the uninitiated, the poetry of Joan...

A Marriage of Inconvenience

By Dami Ajayi Title: Nuptials at Vespers & Other Strains Author: John Ngong Kum Ngong Publisher: Langaa RPCIG Number of pages: 84 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Poetry John Ngong Kum Ngong is...

The Promise of Hope: A Review

By Dami Ajayi Title: The Promise of Hope: New and Selected Poems, 1964–2013 Author: Kofi Awoonor Publisher: Amalion Publishing Number of pages: 297 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Poetry On 21 September 2013,...

American English Writer Preferred: A Review of Clifton Gachagua’s Madman at Kilifi

By Dami Ajayi Title: Madman at Kilifi Author: Clifton Gachagua Publisher: Amalion Publishing Number of pages: 60 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Poetry Madman at Kilifi, Clifton Gachagua’s first collection of...

The Wretched of the Cameroons

By Dami Ajayi Title: Day and Night in Limbo Author: Jean Tardif Lonkog Number of pages: 108 Title: In Chains For My Country: Crusading for the British Southern...

The Maestro, The Magistrate & The Mathematician, or the Lonely Scotlanders

By Dami Ajayi Title: The Maestro, The Magistrate & The Mathematician Author: Tendai Huchu Publisher: ‘amaBooks Number of pages: 273 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Fiction Zimbabwean writer, Tendai Huchu’s second book,...

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