Declan Iheanacho, author of The Umuaku Celebrity, recently visited ZODML to talk writing and reading with the students of Government Junior Secondary College and Aunty Ayo Girls Comprehensive Junior Secondary School (both of Ikoyi). He also kindly agreed to answer a few questions for us. Click through to learn more about Declan!
1. Who are your favourite authors? Jane Austen, William Shakespeare, Thomas Hardy, Chinua Achebe 2. Who are your three favourite literary characters? Julius Caesar, Elizabeth Bennet, Clym Yeobright 3. If you could have any talent in the world (aside from writing), what would you choose? Acting 4. What's your favourite literary quote? "So can I: Every bondman in his own hand bears/the power to cancel his captivity" - Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare 5. What literary work do you wish you could say you wrote? Things Fall Apart 6 If you could invite three figures – historical or literary, real or fictional – to your last supper, who would you pick? Jesus Christ, Barack Obama, Ben Carson 7. Who do you consider the funniest person in the world (that we would know)? Dr. Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe 8. Which historical figure do you most identify with? Abraham Lincoln 9. What is your most treasured possession? My salvation 10. What is the last thing you do before going to bed?Pray
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