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A glorious year for African writers

The last year has undoubtedly been one to celebrate for African stories and authors, with writers from across the continent sweeping up the world of literature’s most prestigious prizes.

Soyinka at his searing best

In his first novel in 47 years, Wole Soyinka is back to his unique style, with an unflinching look at the often absurd complexities of life in Nigeria that is also a rollicking whodunit.