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Nights of the Creaking Bed

Author: Toni Kan
Publisher: Abuja : Cassava Republic, 2019. ©2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nights of the Creaking Bed is full of colourful characters involved in affecting dramas: a girl who is rejected in love because she has three brothers to look after; a middle aged housewife who finds love again but has an impossible decision to make; a young man who can't get the image of his naked, beautiful mother out of his mind; a child so poor he has to hawk onions on Christmas day - and many others. Some,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Short stories
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Kan
ISBN: 9781911115854 1911115855
OCLC Number: 1099525097
Notes: "Cassava shorts"--Cover image.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Strangers; The Passion of Pololo; My Perfect Life; The Harbinger; Broda Sonnie; Nights of the Creaking Bed; The Echo of Silence; God is Listening; Ahmed; Buzz; Onions; The Devil's Overtime; The Car They Borrowed; Sad Eyes; The Phone Call Goodnight; Acknowledgements; More Cassava Shorts; Support Nights of The Creaking Bed; By the Same Author; Copyright
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Toni Kan.

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Corruption, religious intolerance, gratuitous violence, the irresponsible attitudes of some men to their offspring and the importance of joy are some of the big themes that underlie this memorable  Read more...

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"This is a cohesive, stylish collection, with atmospheric scenes and noir elements. Toni Kan's stories look behind shuttered window to express the unspeakable in the everyday." - Molara Wood, writer Read more...

 
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