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Sunset in Biafra

a civil war diary

by Elechi Amadi

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Amadi, Elechi, 1934- -- Diaries.,
    • Authors, Nigerian -- 20th century -- Diaries.,
    • Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970 -- Personal narratives.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementElechi Amadi.
      SeriesAfrican writers series ; 140, An H.E.B. paperback
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.A48 S8 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p. ;
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4954181M
      ISBN 100435906011, 0435901400
      LC Control Number76382456


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Sunset in Biafra is such a beautiful and personal account of the Nigerian Civil war through the eyes and mind of Elechi Amadi as an Ikwerre man in the then Sunset in Biafra book dominated Eastern region. It is a narrative of the never ending series of imprisonment, personal struggles, views and determination to /5.

Sunset in Biafra: A civil war diary (African writers series ; ) Hardcover – January 1, /5(2). His unpleasant encounters with the Biafran authorities are recorded in Sunset in Biafra, a memoir in which he portrays not only himself but also his Ikwerre people as having been coerced into a sad.

Sunset at Dawn. A Novel of the Biafran War Paperback – January is more like a fiction than the anticipation of what actually happened in the battlefield and the real everyday life in Biafra. This is nothing but just a novel with personal friends as actors. Sunset in Biafra book more.

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No eBook available Sunset in Biafra: a civil war diary. Elechi Amadi. Heinemann Educational, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. 0 Reviews. Sunset in Biafra by Elechi Amadi; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Diaries, History, Nigeria Civil War,Nigerian Authors, Personal narratives.

Sunset in Biafra a civil war diary by Elechi Amadi Published by Heinemann in : His unpleasant encounters with the Biafran authorities are recorded in Sunset in Biafra, a memoir in which he portrays not only himself but also his Ikwerre people as having been coerced into a sad and senseless war against Nigeria by their ambitious and overbearing Igbo neighbors/ The Background To Sunset In Biafra By Elechi Amadi.

Novem 0. About the Author Elechi Amadi, who hails from Rivers State of Nigeria has written about 3 novels, an imaginative account of his involvement in the civil war and a short play. These include The Concubine, The Great Ponds, Sunset in Biafra, The Slave and Isiburu (a short play).

Sunset at Dawn by Chukwuemeka Ike is indeed a tragic story about life during the Nigeria-Biafra war though not without some humorous side to it. Its a story particular of the situation of life on the Biafra side of the divide, the human struggle for existence to press on regardless of the uncertainties, difficulty and scarcity of the essentials /5.

Click here to get other books about the Nigerian Civil War. ‘ Sunset in Biafra ’, published inis an evocative and highly personalized account written by Elechi Amadi. Unlike other books mentioned above ‘Sunset in Biafra’ is not a history, a journalistic account, a war diary nor political propaganda.

‘Sunset in Biafra’, published inis an evocative and highly personalized account written by Elechi Amadi. Unlike other books mentioned above ‘Sunset in Biafra’ is not a history, a journalistic account, a war diary nor political propaganda.

But it does not avoid the heated polemics of the period. Sunset in Biafra (), his only work of nonfiction, recounts his experiences as a soldier and civilian during the Biafran conflict.

Read More Load Next Article. Find Sunset In Biafra - a Civil War Diary byElechi Amadi at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers Find Sunset In Biafra - a Civil War Diary byElechi Amadi at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

Genre/Form: Biographies Diaries History Personal narratives: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Amadi, Elechi, Sunset in Biafra. London, Heinemann Educational, Chukwuemeka Ike’s novel ‘Sunset at Dawn’ tells the story of the Nigerian civil war in an unmatched style.

It puts a human face on that dark period of Nigeria’s history. Although set in Biafra, the novel is not a rabid pro-Biafran screed. The poignancy depicted in the novel can melt the hardest of hearts. Sunset in Biafra, Why We Struck and Sugar Girl–Librarian Book Picks By Comfort Olukogbon on Mon, 17/11/ - Check out this week’s selection of great books chosen by our librarians.

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Buy Sunset at Dawn. A Novel of the Biafran War: A Novel About Africa New e. by Ike, Chukwuemeka Vincent, Lugumba, S.M.E. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). Emecheta, Buchi: Destination Biafra Enekwe, Ossie Onuora: Come Thunder Forristal, Desmond: Black Man’s Country: a Play in Two Acts Ike, Vincent Chukwuemeka: Sunset at Dawn Iroh, Eddie: Forty-Eight Guns for the General Iroh, Eddie: The Siren in the Night Iroh, Eddie: Toads of War Iyayi, Fester: Heroes Kalu, Anthonia C.: Broken Lives and Other.

Sunset in Biafra (), by Elechi Amadi. Elechi Amadi’s sole non-fiction work is a personal account of the civil war. It is also remarkable for being one of the few works on Biafra written from the point of view of a Biafran minority.

In Amadi autobiographical non-fiction, Sunset in Biafra, was published. It records his personal experiences in the Nigeria-Biafra war, and according to Niven "is written in a compelling narrative form as though it were a novel".Born: 12 MayAluu, Rivers State, Nigeria.

Sunset at dawn: a novel about Biafra. London: Collins and Harvill Press. MLA Citation. Ike, Chukwuemeka. Sunset at dawn: a novel about Biafra / Chukwuemeka Ike Collins and Harvill Press London Australian/Harvard Citation. Ike, Chukwuemeka.Sunset at dawn: a novel about Biafra / Chukwuemeka Ike Collins and Harvill Press London.

It is by chance that I happened again to get Amadi’s Sunset in Biafra, The Slave, Great Ponds and was only recently inwhen I was a regular visitor at the Lokiriama Catholic Library in Lodwar.

I don’t want to comment about all the above books. This book is particularly useful for researchers or students writing essays or dissertations on the war. Sunset in Biafra () – Elechi Amadi Sunset in Biafra (), Elechi Amadi’s only work of nonfiction, gives a very personal account of his unpleasant experiences as a soldier and civilian during the Biafran conflict.

These hurdles excised books by Elechi Amadi from public circulation in Eastern Africa. It was by chance that I happened on Amadi’s Sunset in Biafra, The Slave, The Great Ponds and Isibiru in when I was a regular visitor at the Lokiriama Catholic Library in Lodwar.

Reading Biafra What to Read on the Nigerian Civil War Dominique Otigbah Febru Library T he Nigerian Civil War (also known as the Biafran War), from towas a complex conflict that still has a tight hold on politics and society in Nigeria today.

Again (), Chukwuemeka Ike’s Sunset at Dawn (), Cyprian Ekwensi’s Divided We Stand (), Elechi Amadi’s Sunset in Biafra (), Eddi Iroh’s The Siren in the Night (), Kalu Okpi’s Biafra Testament (), Ossie Enekwe’s Come Thunder (), Nwapa’s Wives at War () and Anthonia Kalu’s Broken Lives and Other Stories.

The book remains a recommended text in schools across the continent. Some of Amadi's other works include Sunset in Biafra, Peppersoup, The Slave and The Road to Ibadan.

Book Description: The Nigeria-Biafra War lasted from 6 July to 15 Januaryduring which time the post-colonial Nigerian state fought to bring the South-Eastern region, which had seceded as the State or Republic of Biafra, back into the newly independent but ideologically divided nation.

Sunset at Dawn. A Novel of the Biafran War | As one of Nigeria's top writers, the author is concerned with the condition of his country.

In this novel he tells, with humour, a human story set in the tragedy of the Biafran war. Fatima is fleeing the enemy planes with her young son, and through her unfolding drama, the reader sees what the war was really like through Biafran eyes.

The Biafra Story: The Making of an African Legend by Frederick Forsyth Sunset at Dawn by Prof. Chukwuemeka Ike The Man Died: Prison Notes by Wole Soyinka Ahiara Declaration by Odumegwu Ojukwu Sunset in Biafra by Elechi Amadi Because I am involved by Ojukwu Nigeria: The challenge of Biafra by Arthur Nwankwo Followers: Books that tell the story of the Nigerian civil war J henry 8, views 5 Comments On July 6the guns of the Nigerian army opened up in Garkem near Ogoja in present-day Cross Rivers State in the secessionist enclave of Biafra.

Sources told TheNiche he died on June 29 at the Good Heart Hospital in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, at the age of Born onin Aluu, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, he is best known for his first novel, The Concubine, acclaimed all over the world.

He also wrote Sunset in Biafra. Sunset in Biafra, however, achieved one thing: it pushed me towards searching out books and accounts of the war. And there were several of them in quick succession from novels, to memoirs, plays.

Destination Biafra by Buchi Emecheta, Sunset in Biafra by Elechi Amadi and recently, Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Adichie. In the genre of non-fiction there are: The Nigerian Revolution and the Biafran War by Alexander Madiebo, Biafra by Nwankwo and Ifejika; Nigeria.

Biafran War - Political Science bibliographies - in Harvard style. Change style powered by CSL. Popular AMA APA Sunset in Biafra - ProQuest LLC - Cambridge [England] S., Who Killed Biafra?.

New York Review of Books, Book. Emecheta, B. Destination Biafra - ProQuest LLC - Cambridge [England] In-text: (Emecheta, ). Buy Sunset in Biafra (African Writers Series) by Amadi, Elechi (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.3/5(2).

Also referred to as the Nigerian Civil War, its massive cost has been the subject of books: Chinua Achebe’s collection Girls at War and Other Stories () and his memoir There Was a Country (), Wole Soyinka’s memoir The Man Died (), Elechi Amadi’s Sunset in Biafra (), Flora Nwapa’s Never Again () and Wives at War and.

A Fresh Biafran Song: A Review of Last Train To Biafra By Chuks Iloegbunam What makes the story both terrible and heroic at the same time is the sensitivity and fidelity of the telling. The Nigeria-Biafra War () My Memoirs by Patrick A. Anwunah Foreword by Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu Spectrum Books Limited, pp.

$ COMMENTS: "As the Biafran Army Commander and therefore, an active participant in the Nigeria-Biafra War, I have written my own account of the war to cover details of tactics and general.Sunset in Biafra Books by. Elechi Amadi. Grid View Tile View. The Concubine. Elechi Amadi $ - $ The Great Ponds (African Writers) ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable.The Nigerian Civil War (also known as the Biafran War and the Nigerian-Biafran War) was a civil war in Nigeria fought between the government of Nigeria and the secessionist state of Biafra from 6 July to 15 January Biafra represented nationalist aspirations of the Igbo people, whose leadership felt they could no longer coexist with the Northern-dominated federal on: The geographical southeastern Nigeria.