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The village witch doctor & other stories

Author: Amos Tutuola
Publisher: London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1990.
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A collection of stories drawn from Yoruba legend and tradition, containing characters from folklore, archetypal figures from Yoruba society and the supernatural.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tutuola, Amos.
Village witch doctor & other stories.
London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1990
(OCoLC)802299692
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amos Tutuola
ISBN: 057114215X 9780571142156
OCLC Number: 22764167
Description: 90 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: The village witch doctor --
A short biography of tortoise --
A short biography of Yanribo, tortoise's wife --
Ajao and the active bone --Don't pay bad for bad --
Akanke and the jealous pawnbroker --
Remember the day after tomorrow --
Ade, the traitor --
Rere, the disobedient son --
The duckling brothers and their disobedient sister --
The rich husbandman and his odd-looking pawn --
The greedy tortoise and the Orisa-Oko.
Other Titles: Village witch doctor and other stories
Responsibility: Amos Tutuola.

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A collection of stories drawn from Yoruba legend and tradition, containing characters from folklore, archetypal figures from Yoruba society and the supernatural.

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