Selected Chronology
of African Novels
1930 Sol T. Plaatje, Mhudi
1935 Ousmane Socé, Karim: Roman sénégalais
1938 Daniel Fagunwa, Ogboju ode ninu igbo irunmale
(trans. Wole Soyinka as The Forest of a Thousand Daemons, 1968)
1952 Amos Tutuola, The Palm-Wine Drinkard and His Dead
Palm-Wine Tapster in the Dead’s Town
1954 Cyprian Ekwensi, People of the City
1956 Ferdinand Oyono, Une vie de boy
1956 Kateb Yacine, Nedjma
1957 Assia Djebar, La soif
1958 Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart
1961 Cyprian Ekwensi, Jagua Nana
1962 Mohammed Dib, Qui se souvient de la mer
1966 Flora Nwapa, Efuru
1966 Grace Ogot, The Promised Land
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