Description : A collection of essays and reviews, both favourable and negative, about the Igbo poet. The book begins with a memorial essay by Chinua Achebe. Other contributors examine the imagery that Okigbo drew from nature, history and politics, exploring the surrealistic qualities of his work.
Description : This book is the first comparative work of its kind to provide an extended analysis of the contribution of Kamau Brathwaite and Christopher Okigbo. It considers the poetic works of these two artists as they responded to the transformations taking place within Africa and the Caribbean during the Independence period. Some of the issues discussed include: politics and art, religion, spirituality, traditional culture versus popular culture, language and identity, literature and orality, cyber-culture and identity. This book highlights some of the similarities and differences in the life and work of these two poets and examines various aspects of their style. It provides a clearer understanding of the stances these artists took on crucial issues that would shape the face of their respective societies way beyond the Independence period.
Description : The Sound of Thunder, a Courtney Family Adventure by Wilbur Smith The year is 1899. The British Empire is at the height of its power. But in South Africa, proud Dutch colonists defy the Queen and her army--and a lush, wild world is torn apart by guns, spears, and swords. Sean Courtney had been tragically separated from his family, but the Boer War has brought him back to his homeland--and into the sights of his enemy's guns. It has also returned him to Ruth Friedman, the only woman Sean can love, even though he shouldn't. As Sean's loyalties--to nation, man, and blood--are tested, a saga of duty and betrayal unfolds....
Description : BASIC PRINCIPLES FOR BREAKING YOUR CHILDOUT OF THE PRISON HOUSEHas your child walked away from the teachings of the Lord, being caught up in the traps and snares of the enemy? Does it seem the more you pray, the more hopeless his case becomes? God has a plan in training your young person to keep him blessed and walking on the path of righteousness.The Lord called me to work in the prison house where I have been for more than nineteen years. I have seen so many broken lives and the pattern continuing. Why are all these young people trapped behind bars in the first place when God has given the message of deliverance through Jesus Christ?For your children to grow in the Lord, equip yourselves with the gospel message, carrying out the instructions He has given you. Teach them God's words. Talk about Him in everyday situations. Take them to God's house to minister to Him. Teach them to pray and communicate with Him. Follow these principles consistently as they develop.In doing so you will be breaking your children out of prison and Raising Sons of Thunder!Rosemarie Ramcharan is from the island of Jamaica, West Indies, and migrated to the USA as a young girl. She is a correctional manager with the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in Montgomery County, Maryland. She holds B.S. degrees in human nutrition and foods and in clinical dietetics from Howard University and is completing a master's degree in religion and counseling at Liberty Theological Seminary. She is director for youth and children's ministries at Rockville Church of God of Prophecy and is happily married to a wonderful man, Arnold Ramcharan. They reside in Boyds, Maryland.
Description : The master of the Golden Age British-style detective novel presents his redoubtable sleuth Dr. Gideon Fell in a baffling murder mystery set in the Swiss Alps Young Audrey Page has been warned against joining the aging film star Eve Eden and her temperamental friends at a Swiss chalet. Trustingly, she goes anyway and finds herself encircled by terror when a murderer strikes. With its eerie similarities to a crime that dates back to World War II, the murder attracts the attention of Dr. Gideon Fell, a brilliant sleuth with an eye for solving impossible murder cases. He will find that in this corner of the Alps, the air is thin, the scenery is beautiful, and the snow runs red with blood. In Spite of Thunder is the 20th book in the Dr. Gideon Fell Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.