The Combat

The Combat

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"The Combat", published in 1972, unforgettably recounts the torn friendship between two contenders over the paternity rights of the child of a market girl, now a sophisticated businesswoman. A poignant memorial to the Biafran Civil War, it is also a vigorous and hilarious satire of the power-hungry manipulations of the largest black nation on earth, together with its South African intriguers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 126 x 201 x 11mm | 140g
  • Penguin Books (SA) (Pty) Ltd
  • The Penguin Group (SA) (Pty) Ltd
  • Parklands, South Africa
  • 0143185535
  • 9780143185536
  • 2,093,048

About Kole Omotoso

Born in 1943 to a Yoruba-speaking family, Kole Omotoso is one of the leading second-generation writers in English of post-independent Nigeria. A prolific novelist, playwright and critic, he currently lives in South Africa where he is well known as a popular public intellectual.
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