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Simbi & the Satyr of the Dark Jungle, Civilianized Soldiers: Army-Civilian Government for Nigerian, Double Trouble - Librarian Book Picks

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 19/09/2016 - 13:33

What are you reading this week? Check out the top three books we can’t wait to read, selected for you by our librarian

Simbi & the Satyr of the Dark Jungle by Tutola Amos (Fiction)

This is the fabulous tale of Simbi, a poor little rich girl. Simbi, an only child, was the most beautiful girl in the village and a wonderful singer. But she became entirely fed up with her mother's wealths' and determined to know and experience Poverty and Punishment. She got what she asked for- and the story tells, in bewildered detail and with terrifying imagination and comic intervention, how she got it and how in the end she escaped from it.


 Civilianized Soldiers: Army-Civilian Government for Nigerian by Nwankwo Arthur (Non-fiction)

 This book advocates for the establishment of a stable and an acceptable political arrangement that embodies the best in the two systems. It calls for a total integration of the civilians and military citizens of Nigeria.


 Double Trouble by Okoro Anezi(Children fiction)

 Living up to his nickname: ''Willie in Trouble'', Wilson Tagbo steals out of school one night to be initiated into a secret cult. But this adventure leads him into far more trouble than he had imagined.

 This book aims at discouraging students from engaging in cultist practices.

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