Capturing the yearning for something of value as well as the decaying standards, militarism and poverty of recent Nigeria, this is a novel within a novel. Framed within the story of a relationship between student and literary teacher are the teacher's own writings about a lover's former boyfriend.
Used availability for Biyi Bandele's The Man Who Came in from the Back of Beyond
September 1992 : UK Paperback
March 1991 : UK Paperback