Review – A Feast for Memory When I got a copy of A Feast for Memory dubbed ‘a curious literary artifact’ by Tendai
Udenta did not just write about their brutality like others, he predicted, and correctly too, in 1997, that the end of military rule in Nigeria would begin from “the second moon of the sixth season” (Abacha was the sixth military leader, he died in the second lap of his seven years reign), prophecy, I say, prophecy!
In ‘Do Dead Men Come Back Home?’ Kanyinsola Olorunisola takes on the question of reincarnation. He sees himself as having existed in times past, as being co-habited by ancestors and kindred spirits who have found resurrection in his mind. Déjà vu? Perhaps! But here is an author who feels that his middle name, Babatunde (the dead man has come back home), is not just symbolic but literal