6 popular authors who have used African folktales to write fantasy novels

Adom Tabbey-Botchwey Jul 14, 2019 at 01:00pm

July 14, 2019 at 01:00 pm | Art Attack

Adom Tabbey-Botchwey

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July 14, 2019 at 01:00 pm | Art Attack

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Helen Oyeyemi

Helen Olajumoke Oyeyemi is a British-Nigerian novelist and writer of short stories who wrote her first novel, The Icarus Girl while studying for her A-levels in 2005. Her works include The Icarus Girl, The Opposite House, White is for Witching, Mr. Fox, Boy, Snow, Bird and Gingerbread. She has written plays like Juniper’s Whitening, Victimese, and has a short story collection: What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours.

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