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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Inloggen Profiel maken Wachtwoord vergeten. Elechi Amadi The Great Ponds. He joined the Federal army again and with the war’s end Amadi worked for the government of the newly constituted Rivers State, later becoming head of the Ministry of Information and the Ministry of Education.

The name of the the great ponds elechi amadi is Chiolu. Edited by Yolande Cantu.

Gods like Amadioha, god of skies. Another warrior of Chiolu is Ekechi. The Great Ponds Elechi Amadi 4 verslagen. Trivia About The Great Ponds. In he served as Commissioner of Lands and Housing. Tito Franklin rated it it was amazing The great ponds elechi amadi 18, Instellingen aanpassen Akkoord Door Scholieren.


They also have Achichi, a dibia or spiritual leader. Just like Eze Diali the tribe has also another two elder in the presence of Wezume and Chituru. Nyoma being the first wife, Wogari the great ponds elechi amadi second wife and Oda the third wife.

Tells of the ruinous feud between two villages in Eastern Nigeria.


Nze Josh-Dannyboy rated it really liked it Jun 30, De verslagen op Scholieren. Amadi now lives in retirement near Port Harcourt, the setting of his first novels-The Concubine and The Great Ponds -in which Igbo cultural ambience remains unmistakable, despite the author’s ajadi politically motivated attempts ppnds redefine his ethnolinguistic identity.

After working briefly as a secondary school teacher, he was commissioned into the Nigerian army and remained at the Nigerian Defense Academy in Kaduna until his voluntary retirement and return to the teaching profession on the eve of the Nigerian civil war in Despite oath-violating spell-casting by the Aliakoro dibia the great ponds elechi amadi man Olumba shakily survives various ailments with the ajadi of his own magic men, but meanwhile sickness spreads throughout the two villages and the clan the great ponds elechi amadi even beyond to the villages of different languages two days’ walking distance away: Aug 16, Jmolentin added it.

The ponds were important to the villagers because they needed the fish for food. Ben je onder de 16?

The Great Ponds

His native language was Ekwerri but he published his writings in English. Titel The Great Ponds. Published January 1st by Heinemann Educational Books.

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Assad rated it it was amazing Aug 03, Amadi received his B. Two East The great ponds elechi amadi villages, decimated by battles over the ownership of certain fishing areas, agree to judgment — swearing by the fearful and elschi god of night: The Great Ponds Aauteur: Lees meer over je privacy voor het laatst bijgewerkt op 25 mei Publicist or Marketing Professional. In the story the people there believe different gods.


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They set up a peace conference between the warring villages, at which Olumba, offering himself to the ritual whereby property disputes are commonly settled, swears by Ogbunabali, the god of night, that Wagaba Pond belongs to Chiolu. See All Goodreads Deals…. Do you work in the book industry? Its legendary English department and the student magazine The Horn encouraged a number of aspir Elechi Amadi was born in Aluu near Port Harcourtin the Delta region of Eastern Nigeria, into an Ibo family, representing a minority nation the great ponds elechi amadithe Ikwere.

In Chiolu village, Eze Diali is the tribal leader he have a young the great ponds elechi amadi named Chisa which is the love interes of Ikechi who is a young warrior.

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With the Great Ponds, Amadi delivers a brilliant piece of story-telling while also addressing the painful effects of war on its main victims, the local population. Return to Book Page.

Wago the Leopard-Killer, the principal warrior of Aliakoro village.