ISBN 9789784900300
Pages 136
Dimensions 216 x 140mm
Published 2009
Publisher Kraft Books, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Heart Songs

by Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo

Winner of the ANA/Cadbury Prize, 2009, Heart Songs, Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo's first collection of poems, reveals the hidden poetic mind of a writer who had previously worked extensively and excelled as a novelist. At one level. the poems read like the products of a souls just out of a certain prison. They break the barriers of the unity of thought that governs the writing of a novel, as Adimora-Ezeigbo is at home with subjects as varies as power, love, culture, gender, philosophy and crime in this collection.

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About the Author

Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo

Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo is a professor in the Department of English at the University of Lagos. She has published several books including four novels, four collections of short stories and more than twelve children’s books. She has won at lease five major prizes in Nigeria including the Nigeria Prize of Literature which she jointly won in 2007.

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