The forger's tale: the search for Odeziaku

Newell, Steph (2006) The forger's tale: the search for Odeziaku. New African Histories . Ohio University Press. ISBN 9780821417102

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'The Forger's Tale: The Search for Odeziaku' charts the story of the English novelist and poet John Moray Stuart-Young (1881-1939) as he travelled form the slums of Manchester to West Africa. Leaving behind a criminal record for forgery and embezzlement, Stuart-Young contructed a new idenityt as a wealthy palm oil trader and a celebrated author, known to Nigerians as "Odeziaku" - meaning manager, arranger, or keeper of wealth.

Item Type: Book
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Depositing User: Steph Newell
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 20:13
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2012 11:27
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