[Item #21743] Beware, Soul Brother and Other Poems. Chinua ACHEBE.

Beware, Soul Brother and Other Poems

Enugu, Nigeria: Nwankwo-Ifejika & Co., 1971. First Edition. Preceding the Heinemann edition by one year. Slim octavo (21.5cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 38pp. Some pinpoint rubbing along spine fold, an unobtrusive bump to spine ends; Very Good+ to Near Fine.

Uncommon collection of poems by the celebrated African author. "Most of the poems were first published in Nigeria...and were written over a period of four years during the civil war and its immediate aftermath. The first collection contained twenty-three poems; a second revised edition, containing thirty poems grouped under a series of headings, was published a year later by Heinemann Educational Books in london under the same title and won the newly established Commonwealth Poetry Prize" (Innes, Catherine Lynette. Chinua Achebe. p.134).

Price: $100.00

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