Kinsman and Foreman

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Kinsman and Foreman is a 1966 social novel by Nigerian novelist T. M. Aluko. The novel is one of the novels in the Heinemann African Writers Series.Though the civil servant protagonist attempts to resist the corruption in Nigeria, he cannot and eventually is transferred to a remote position for a job.[1] While representing the social corruption of Nigeria, the novel explores topics that build out of Aluko's experience as a civil engineer.[2] Thematically, the novel focuses on the ethics and cultural conflicts that lead to the corruption.[1]


  1. ^ a b Cortese, Giuseppina; Duszak, Anna (2005). Identity, Community, Discourse: English in Intercultural Settings. Peter Lang. pp. 109–133. ISBN 9783039106325.
  2. ^ "Engineers in Novels: A Series Preview". Everyday Ethics. PSU. Apr 21, 2015. Retrieved September 3, 2015.

Further reading[edit]

  • Okafor, Dubem (2001-01-01). Meditations on African Literature. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 57–64. ISBN 9780313298660.