- Paperback: 128 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber (March 18, 1977)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0571049966
- ISBN-13: 978-0571049967
- Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.3 x 7.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3.5 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 8 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,454,716 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Palm Wine Drinkard Paperback – March 18, 1977
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About the Author
Amos Tutuola was born in Abeokuta, Nigeria, in 1920. The son of a cocoa farmer, he attended several schools before training as a blacksmith. He later worked as a civil servant. His first novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard, was published in 1952 and brought him international recognition. From 1956 until retirement, he worked for the Nigerian Broadcasting Company while continuing to write. His last book, The Village Witch Doctor and Other Stories, was published in 1990. He died in Ibadan in 1997.
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