Blackbird

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  • Title: Blackbird
  • Author: Jude Dibia
  • ISBN: 9789789125319
  • Page: 119
  • Format: Paperback
Blackbird

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About “Jude Dibia

  • Jude Dibia

    Jude Dibia born 5 January 1975 in Lagos, Nigeria is a Nigerian novelist.Dibia studied at the University of Ibadan, and earned a B.A in Modern European Languages German He is the author of three well received novels Walking with Shadows BlackSands Books, 2005 , Unbridled 2007 , and Blackbird 2011 His novels have been described as daring and controversial by readers and critics in and out of Africa Walking with Shadows is said to be the first Nigerian novel that has a gay man as its central character and that treats his experience with great insight, inviting a positive response to his situation Unbridled, too, stirred some controversy on its publication it is a story that tackles the emancipation of its female protagonist, who had suffered from incest and various abuse from men Unbridled went on to win the 2007 Ken Saro Wiwa Prize for Prose sponsored by NDDC ANA and was a finalist in the 2007 Nigeria Prize for Literature sponsored by NLNG.Dibia s short stories have appeared on various online literary sites, including AfricanWriter and Halftribe One of his short stories is included in the anthology One World A global anthology of short stories, alongside stories by such critically acclaimed writers as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Jhumpa Lahiri from



601 thoughts on “Blackbird

  • This book was everything I sought and It contained the postcolonial spirit, cultural references, and eloquent prose.Dilapidation The ocean refused to be still it took , claimed , and retreated less but paradoxically the hungry sea left behind of its unwanted children, its vomit littering Scorpion s little patch of beach front a seagull s skull, uncapped beer bottles, horse scat, empty packets of cigarettes, the left foot of a size twelve shoe, a dead army of used condoms, and an old deflated f [...]


  • Loved it The way the characters lives intertwined with the other I definitely love the book It s a must read and you won t be bored EVER


  • This is Jude Dibia s third book, and this is evident in the confident manner and style with which he deals with a whole host of not only Nigerian issues but those of the contemporary universal human condition Blackbird is deeply revealing yet compassionate throughout, well paced, and not without its lighter moments for balance.


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