Chris Abani

Chris Abani sobre as histórias da África

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Nessa conversa profundamente pessoal, o escritor nigeriano Chris Abani diz que "o que sabemos sobre como ser quem somos" vem das histórias. Ele busca pelo coração da África através de poemas e narrativas, inclusive suas próprias.

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Chris Abani · Novelist, poet

Imprisoned three times by the Nigerian government, Chris Abani turned his experience into poems that Harold Pinter called "the most naked, harrowing expression of prison life and political torture imaginable." His novels include GraceLand (2004) and The Virgin of Flames (2007).

Imprisoned three times by the Nigerian government, Chris Abani turned his experience into poems that Harold Pinter called "the most naked, harrowing expression of prison life and political torture imaginable." His novels include GraceLand (2004) and The Virgin of Flames (2007).