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by Biyi Bandele-Thomas

eBook The Sympathetic Undertaker: And Other Dreams (African Writers Series) ePub
Author: Biyi Bandele-Thomas
Language: English
ISBN: 0435905929
ISBN13: 978-0435905927
Publisher: Heinemann (October 1, 1993)
Pages: 208
Category: British & Irish
Subcategory: Literature
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 394
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ePub file: 1235 kb
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Biyi Bandele (born Biyi Bandele-Thomas; 13 October 1967) is a Nigerian novelist, playwright and filmmaker. Bandele is a UK-based Nigerian writer for fiction, theatre, journalism, television, film and radio.

Biyi Bandele (born Biyi Bandele-Thomas; 13 October 1967) is a Nigerian novelist, playwright and filmmaker. He moved to London in 1990. Bandele was born to Yoruba parents in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, Nigeria in 1967. His father Solomon Bandele Thomas was a veteran of the Burma Campaign in World War II, while Nigeria was still part of the British Empire

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Bandele-Thomas, Biyi. The Sympathetic Undertaker and other Dreams. Ibadan/Jersey: Spectrum Books Lt. Safari Books Lt. 1993, first published in 1991. Pessimism and the African Novelist: Ayi Kwei Armah's The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born. The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 14,1 (1979): 64–74. A Walk in the Night and Other Stories. London: Heinemann, 1962.

The Man Who Came in from the Back of Beyond (African Writers Series). Brixton Stories and Happy Birthday, Mister Deka D. Biyi Bandele-Thomas. Burma Boy.

The Sympathetic Undertaker and Other Dreams begins when the unnamed narrator's mother . Nigerian author 'Biyi Bandele-Thomas was born in 1967. He has written several acclaimed plays and novels.

The Sympathetic Undertaker and Other Dreams begins when the unnamed narrator's mother announces that his brother, Rayo, has gone well and truly insane. Bandele-Thomas tries a great deal in the book, packing a lot into it, veering between outright satire and realism. It's not a very balanced book, but given the deranged circumstances described that is certainly acceptable. His writing is solid throughout.

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Biyi Bandele-Thomas (born 1967) is a Nigerian novelist and playwright generally known as Biyi Bandele. The Sympathetic Undertaker: and Other Dreams, Bellew, 1991. Interview with Koye Oyedeji, BBC, Africa Beyond. Bandele is one of the most versatile and prolific of the . based Nigerian writers, having turned his hand to theater, journalism, television, film, and radio, as well as the fiction with which he made his name. Marching for Fausa, Amber Lane Press, 1993. Resurrections in the Season of the Longest Drought, Amber Lane Press, 1994. Interview: Biyi Bandele", YouTube. Bandele-Thomas, Biyi. The Man Who Came in From the Back of Beyond. 1996, first published in 1991. Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays.

Fiction: The Sympathetic Undertaker and Other Dreams by Biyi Bandele Told in flashbacks, this book depicts two brothers' reflections on their lives together. The novel tells of Rayo, a youth who dares to challenge the corrupt systems controlling the lives of his fellow countrymen. He starts with a school bully and eventually clashes with the centre of political power. Non-fiction: Soldiers of Fortune: Nigerian Politics from Buhari to Babangida (1983-1993) by Max Siollun The year between 1984 and 1993 were momentous for Nigeria. The Man Who Came in From the Back of Beyond, Bellew, 1991. Bandele is regarded as one of the most versatile and prolific of the UK-based Nigerian writers, having turned his hand to theatre, journalism, television, film and radio, as well as the fiction with which he made his name YouTube Encyclopedic.

When his brilliant younger brother is discovered wandering naked in the market, stark, raving mad, the nameless storyteller looks back on Rayo's life - a life of questioning and absurdity. Wilfully impetuous and with the resourcefulness of his youth, Rayo challenges the corrupt systems that control the lives of his fellow countrymen. He starts with a grotesque school bully and works his way up to an eventual headlong collision with the centre of political power.
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