"What if V.S. Naipaul were a happy man?...
What if Vladimir Nabokov had grown up in a small town in Western Nigeria and
decided that politics were not unworthy of him? ... AKE locates the lost child
in all of us, underneath language, iside sound and smell, wide-eyed, brave and
John Leonard . THE NEW YORK
Soyinka is the 1986 Nobelist. The juxtaposition is
of Soyinka's lyric autobiographic account of his childhood and VN's SPEAK,