Titel: The Great Ponds Aauteur: E. Amadi Genre: a novel of adventure. SUMMARY In Eastern Nigeria is a small village. The name of the village is Chiolu . The Great Ponds has 74 ratings and 7 reviews. Bookablereads Reviews said: what you are going to read is my analysis about the book during my afro asian l. An Ikwerre Igbo, Elechi Amadi was born in Aluu, Nigeria. He was educated at the elite Government College, Umuahia, and at the University College, Ibadan.

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The people who lived there belonged the Erekwi clan.

The Great Ponds Aauteur: Apr 12, Lal rated pondw it was amazing Shelves: Merriweather Poonds rated it liked it Nov 20, Joshua rated it really liked it Feb 04, Al Longley rated it really liked it Sep 22, A fine book written by a Nigerian who writes impeccable English that is both colloquial and true to its African origins.

Goed dat je er bent. Which of the following best describes you? Kingsley Okechukwu rated it really liked it May 26, Ogbunali, god of death and night. Inat the age of Brave and strong but sometimes aggressive that he is outwitted strategically in battle. Lyka rated it the great ponds elechi amadi liked it Jun 29, Lukas rated it really liked it Mar 12, If Olumba is alive in greaat months, Nze Josh-Dannyboy rated it really liked it The great ponds elechi amadi 30, In the story the people there believe different gods.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is a nice book that captures how Africans are fighting for the God given resources it portrays how life is in the continent of Africa. They also have Achichi, a dibia or spiritual leader.

The Great Ponds

Short but muscular middle-aged man, he is respected widely as a brilliant strategist in warfare and is equally respected for his skills with the knife and bow. Op een inspirerende, eerlijke en toegankelijke manier. The Great Ponds Elechi Amadi 4 verslagen. Okehi, amaci Eze of Aliakoro, alleges that his grandfather told him that the people of Aliakoro are the true owners while Diali, the Eze of Chiolu, the current owners, believes that the ponds are duly theirs.

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Just like in Chiolu village, Aliakoro villa they also have Eze Okehi as their tribal leader. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Since the end of the civil war, however, Amadi has come to be cynical and critical about the divisive social developments in Nigeria. The great ponds Elechi Amadi Snippet view – Aliakoro villagers, however, have begun to poach in the pond, and Chiolu sends a hhe party to catch the poachers.

During the great ponds elechi amadi Nigerian the great ponds elechi amadi war Amadi was twice arrested and detained by the Biafran government – a former officer of the Nigerian army was politically a doubtful person.

THE GREAT PONDS by Elechi Amadi | Kirkus Reviews

Its legendary English department and the student magazine The Horn encouraged a number of aspir The great ponds elechi amadi Amadi was born in Aluu near Port Harcourtin the Delta region of Eastern Nigeria, into an Ibo family, representing a minority nation tribethe Ikwere.

The Great Ponds focuses its attention on intertribal warfare. In he served as Commissioner of Lands and Housing. The Great Ponds is a representation of delineation the great ponds elechi amadi contradictory situations individuals find themselves in as they judge masculinity and resistance.

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There was a problem adding your email address. In Amadi joined the Federal army with the rank of captain.

The war becomes so serious that no one in either village is safe and the daily routine in both deteriorates. His manner before he swear an oath to the gods reflects dignity and an even-tempered judgment, but later on change with anger and despair. His best friend is Olumba.