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Too Long A Night

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Too long a night is a gripping fiction about injustice. Divided into three parts; The warning, The warning Light and The Eclipse. Too Long a Night tells the story of Amusan’s homecoming and the forceful seizure of his father’s lands, an act of flagrant injustice which the town’s elders support

Too long a night is a gripping fiction about injustice. Divided into three parts; The warning, The warning Light and The Eclipse. Too Long a Night tells the story of Amusan’s homecoming and the forceful seizure of his father’s lands, an act of flagrant injustice which the town’s elders support. It is the attempt to rectify the injustice against the young man that creates the intrigues in Too long a night and leads to the unraveling the ambiguous role of the dreaded Ogboni cult in the dispensation of justice in parts of Africa. The novel is an expedition into African cultural values and the Yoruba world-view.

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Dapo Adeleke

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Yomi (Abayomi Olusola Awelewa) holds a PhD in English (Literature). He has over 20 years of experience in allied industries including broadcasting, publishing, branding, communications, and teaching/research. He is the author of Dilemma of an African Prince and looks forward to publishing more titles. Yomi is an alumnus of the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and the University of Ibadan with a semester-long research visit to the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. He teaches literature and creative writing in a Nigerian university and has published several peer-reviewed articles in local and international journals. He is a Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies’ (ACLS’s) and African Humanities Program (AHP). He is passionate about helping greenhorn writers fulfil their dreams of getting published.

Odun (Odunayo Ajani) is multi-talented. He bagged degrees in Office Management and Journalism and has been with NABP from inception to date, proving highly invaluable to the growth and development of the organization. Odun has represented NABP at international book fairs. He is the author of wave-making Mum, Money and I. He is also a photographer with interests in antiquities, social media influencer and online communications expert.

Abayomi Awelewa

Abayomi Awelewa studied English (Literature) at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, both in Nigeria. He spent a semester at the University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom as a Miscellaneous Postgraduate Research Student in the School of English. His PhD research focused on Nigerian Diasporic Literature. He is an African Humanities Program (AHP) Fellow, courtesy of the American council of learned Societies (ACLS). His interest is in African Diasporan Literature and the interconnection between African and World Literatures, Postcolonialism, Psychoanalysis and Existential Nihilism. Dilemma of an African Prince, first published in 2004, is his only published full-length work of fiction till date.

Deborah Oladapo

Deborah Oladapo studied English in the department of languages, McPherson University, Nigeria. In 2016, she gained admission to the Osun state University for an A’ Level certificate. She has a deep passion for writing and has competed in numerous writing challenges. She won the creative writer of the year, McPherson University in 2019. Though Shadow is her debut fictional work, she has several short stories, poems and plays on her blog as well as her social media pages. Her dream is to become an established writer who not only entertains but also impacts lives.