The Fall of Silence by Inyang E. Ekwo

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silenceTitle: The Fall of Silence

Author: Inyang E. Ekwo

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback

Book Dimension: 9 x 5.5

Number of Pages: 335

Publication Year: November, 2013

Publisher: Jemie Books

ISBN: 978-978-931-619-9

Available at: Havilah Bookshops, Lagos, London; Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos; National Gallery Bookshop, Surulere Lagos; Jazzhole, Ikoyi Lagos;  Grace of God Bookshop, by Oshodi/Isolo LGA Secretariat; Ikeja Bookshops. Call or visit Jemie Books at 21/23 Unity Crescent, Mafoluku, Lagos. 234-1-(0)802 304 7842, (0)807 770 9838.

Short Description: Inyang E. Ekwo writes elegant prose. This work is evidence of his literary flair. The Fall of Silence is both fascinating and intriguing. It is a gripping narrative, a craft that would stay in the reader’s memory for a long time. This is the story of a man resolute on helping his community. The wrongs he saw troubled him. He became a protagonist for the environment damaged by oil exploration. He sought restitution for the ravaged lives and devastated ecosystem. Unknown to him, he had stepped on toes of profiteers of the status quo. They turned out to be brazen, ruthless detractors. Everything around him took a drastic turn. The stark reality he faced was endangering not just his life but the lives of those that supported him. He was aware that no one who attempted what he did had ever survived. He was faced with the consequence: a discredited life, a controversial death, or…



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