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Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Nobody: 10:23am On Jul 30, 2018
Temmytea70:



I really need that "ogboju ode ninu igbo irunmole "

I have the English pdf version, I can give you if you want it wink
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Temmytea70(m): 8:29pm On Jul 30, 2018
sammyfrosh:


I have the English pdf version, I can give you if you want it wink



OMG..... please,i don't mind...... you just made my night....i really want it... thanks
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Ishilove: 9:15pm On Jul 30, 2018
Bryan12:
You can see nobody love you
You can never see nobody love you
They will never love you till you die(x2)

Please who sang this song and what's the title?
Someone told me ofege but I couldn't find the song on google
Ofege

Naptu2, help?
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Femiblacky(m): 9:27pm On Jul 30, 2018
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Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by naptu2: 9:54pm On Jul 30, 2018
Ishilove:

Ofege

Naptu2, help?

Yes. I already replied him last year. It's

Ofege - Try And Love (1973).
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Ishilove: 7:45am On Jul 31, 2018
naptu2:


Yes. I already replied him last year. It's

Ofege - Try And Love (1973).

Audio link?
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Bryan12(m): 12:13pm On Jul 31, 2018
Ishilove:

Ofege

Naptu2, help?
I was born in mid nineties. grin
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Sike(m): 5:37am On Aug 01, 2018
Good old days!
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Ndipe(m): 8:08am On Mar 02, 2019
Time changes yesterday is a novel that I enjoyed reading. Even in my teens and till now, I just cant fathom how a preteen girl was obsessed with matching her teacher with her widowed father.

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Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Joecristiano7(m): 11:37am On Mar 02, 2019
please who has any link to download bottled Leopard (pdf)
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Ishilove: 3:21pm On Mar 02, 2019
Ndipe:
Time changes yesterday is a novel that I enjoyed reading. Even in my teens and till now, I just cant fathom how a preteen girl was obsessed with matching her teacher with her widowed father.
She wanted a mother figure
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Aphroditee(f): 9:49pm On Mar 02, 2019
Ishiloove:


Quite sad, although I am more acquainted with Second Class Citizen
I read this.....this was the first novel I ever read and enjoyed grossly...Been reading more books ever since
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Aphroditee(f): 9:51pm On Mar 02, 2019
Explorers:
At all, except these...
I know none
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Cleo18: 8:19pm On Nov 09, 2019
pls where can I download dis books especially the bottled leopard
naptu2

That was the literature I read in my JSS 2 first term
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Cleo18: 9:20pm On Nov 09, 2019
Angelsss:
Joys of motherhood by Buchi Emecheta

Dizzy Angel

The famished road by Ben Okri

The concubine by Elechi Amadi

Incorruptible Judge by Ola Rotimi
Lion and the Jewel


Waow!!
Dizzy Angel, that's another book. Ogbanje. I read that book while I was in primary 4, it was so big then


Wedlock of the gods

Anthills of the Savanna by Chinua Achebe

Akpan and the smugglers (one eyed Sunday) by Rosemary Uwemedimo

Eze goes to school

The palmwine tapster

Adventures of Susa

The virtuos woman...

missing all those days eh...
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Cleo18: 9:23pm On Nov 09, 2019
Slickchuma1:


Nice thread. One classic that comes to mind is '[b][/b]When a child is Motherless' by Andrew Okogba. This book got me so emotional especially the part where he lost his mom in River Niger. Below is an excerpt from the book...

“Do not cry, my child. Your experience is in line with the experience of any child who is motherless. When a child is motherless, he knows no love. When a child is motherless, he lacks the tender hands of a mother who cares so much. His life is that of misery and sorrow. But life itself is full of hopes and there is no need to despair until destiny takes its course.”

I read the book titled WHEN A CHILD IS MOTHERLESS by Andrew Okogba when I was in primary school and cried a lot while reading it

Again, I read it while in secondary school and also cried.

No book has ever made me cry like that book did.

I should read it again.
Did any of you read it please?

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Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Dyoungstar: 12:07am On Nov 10, 2019
Samguine:
I got deliveries just last week of The Concubine by Elechi Amadi, Toads for Super by Chukwuemeka Ike, The New Man by Femi Ademiluyi and The Passport of Mallam Ilia which I just finished about an hour ago. Currently reading the Famished Road by Ben Okri. Any one that has other classics, please let me know if we can exchange. wink



Please I need them, please I beg you with God bro.
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Dyoungstar: 12:36am On Nov 10, 2019
Samguine:
I've got soft copies of Things Fall Apart and No longer At Ease by Achebe, The Famished Road (Ben Okri) and I'm willing to share. Hard copies of The Passport of Mallam Ilia, The New Man, Toads for Supper, The Concubine... I don't know how that can be shared smiley

I guess this thread can be an avenue where lovers of classics can share with one another.


Please I need. WhatsApp me here let's talk please. 07066611666
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Dyoungstar: 1:18am On Nov 10, 2019
Longman6:
well I do more of autobiography,I have softcopies of a mouth sweater than salt(toyin falola),sun set at dawn,(soyinka),some achebes collections,and when it come to novels I have the secret lifes of baba segis wife,I do not come to you by chance,oil on water by hellon habila,the thing around your neck,white witch,and some others,but I need ben okris book...that guy got me thinking when I read famished road..in the beginning there was a river


Please send me all you have.
God bless you sir.

midyoungstar@gmail.com
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Dyoungstar: 1:49am On Nov 10, 2019
Dexema:

where did you get them please? I think someone just decided to start his personal library.

some books from african writers I have read.
evbu my love
passport of mallam ilia
trouble in form six
kole the superstar
no condition is permanent
slave boy
return of the slave boy
things fall apart
the great ponds
mine boy
weep not child
one man one machete
one man one wife
drummer boy
gods are not to blame
trial of brother jero
lion and the jewel
chike and the river
eze goes to school
ralia the sugar girl
for mbatha and rabeka
time changes yesterday
an African nights entertainment
biafra testament
there was a country*
everything good will come *
death and the kings horseman
African child
the beautyful one's are not yet born
akpan and the smugglers.


among others and also some foreign books.



You have all these books?

Please send to me midyoungstar@gmail.com

God bless you.
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Dyoungstar: 2:16am On Nov 10, 2019
Longman6:

I agree with you on that,I went to a bookstore in ibadan last month and I was spoilt of choice,I was almost reading it on the spot..the guy is so mystical yet simple,have u read the famished road..It looks new everytime I read it

Please does this book store have these books and where is it located in Ibadan?
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Dyoungstar: 2:45am On Nov 10, 2019
litetias:
quote author=junnyjake post= 47591669 /quote]

I found it

Please how do I get a copy of it?
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Dyoungstar: 2:56am On Nov 10, 2019
sinaj:
pls wich one do u wnt


Please send to me too, everything you have.

midyoungstar@gmail.com

Thanks.
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by litetias(m): 4:59am On Nov 10, 2019
Dyoungstar:


Please how do I get a copy of it?
I can't tell. This one has been in our home library since the 80s
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Longman6(m): 10:00am On Nov 10, 2019
Dyoungstar:


Please does this book store have these books and where is it located in Ibadan?

The bookseller Limited
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Billy99: 7:45pm On Nov 10, 2019
[quote author=Ishilove post=47575332][/quote]
You are wrong. She was not childless.
I can't remember clearly but she was beautiful but with a disability. One of her legs was shorter which made her walk funny. Her father was a quiet but well respected medicine man. Its a story of early child marriage, jealously, and the trails she faced growing up with a disability. Having to deal with taunts from her peers and others.
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Billy99: 7:48pm On Nov 10, 2019
[quote author=Ishilove post=47575332][/quote] Fvk I just saw this post was from 2016. Sorry. No vex say I quote you.
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Ishilove: 7:56pm On Nov 10, 2019
Billy99:

You are wrong. She was not childless.
I can't remember clearly but she was beautiful but with a disability. One of her legs was shorter which made her walk funny. Her father was a quiet but well respected medicine man. Its a story of early child marriage, jealously, and the trails she faced growing up with a disability. Having to deal with taunts from her peers and others.
It was a very long time ago so my memory is fuzzy.
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Ishilove: 7:59pm On Nov 10, 2019
Cleo18:


I read the book titled WHEN A CHILD IS MOTHERLESS by Andrew Okogba when I was in primary school and cried a lot while reading it

Again, I read it while in secondary school and also cried.

No book has ever made me cry like that book did.

I should read it again.
Did any of you read it please?
I have never heard of it. You need to read 'Great Ponds' by Elechi Amadi. You will laugh till you choke.

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Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Ishilove: 8:01pm On Nov 10, 2019
Longman6:
well I do more of autobiography,I have softcopies of a mouth sweater than salt(toyin falola),sun set at dawn,(soyinka),some achebes collections,and when it come to novels I have the secret lifes of baba segis wife,I do not come to you by chance,oil on water by hellon habila,the thing around your neck,white witch,and some others,but I need ben okris book...that guy got me thinking when I read famished road..in the beginning there was a river
Please do you have soft copies of these books? cry
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Longman6(m): 9:30pm On Nov 10, 2019
Ishilove:

Please do you have soft copies of these books? cry

Yes I do.
Re: Nairalanders, How Many Of You Remember These Timeless African Classics? by Billy99: 10:55pm On Nov 10, 2019
Ishilove:

It was a very long time ago so my memory is fuzzy.
understood. Keep writing wonderful stories.
I dey your side.

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