Sozaboy: A Novel in Rotten English
First Edition Cover
|Language||English / Nigerian Pidgin English|
|Publisher||Saros International Publishers|
|Media type||Print (paperback)|
The novel takes place during the Nigerian Civil War. The main character, Mene, has a naïve impression of soldiery. It will make him an adult, it will attract the attention of Agnes, and he will have a great uniform to impress everyone back in the village (Dukana), will sing songs while drilling, and will eat three meals a day without worry. However, once he joins, he slowly realizes differently; going for days without food is very difficult.
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