Somber City by Rotimi Ogunjobi

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Title: Somber City

Author: Rotimi Ogunjobi

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback/Ebook

Book Dimension: 5.5 x 8.5

File Size (E-book): NA

Number of Pages (Paperback): 376

Publication Year: January N/A, 2015


ISBN: 978-978-53410-4-1

Available at: iTunes, Nook , , , and in bookstores at University of Ibadan bookshop, Booksellers Limited, and AM Book and Team Publishing Ltd

Short Description: Hot City, Cold Hearts: An evocative novel of the promise, expectation, and disappointment of post-colonial Nigeria. The novel illuminates, through a mix of fact and fiction, a seminal moment in modern history: Nigeria’s fervent passage through a period of immense oil wealth in the 1970s to a sudden descent into a cataclysmal debt trap in the early 1980s. This chaotic period, captured within the city of Lagos, is experienced alongside the protagonist Femi Falashe, a young engineer seeking to get his life back in track after a sudden job loss, as well as five other unforgettable characters,  all in a hopeless quest to find their groove.

Category: Satire


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