Wole Soyinka

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Set Forth at Dawn-imageYou Must Set Forth at Dawn (Random House)
Nobel Prize-winning African playwright Wole Soyinka explores the myths of exile and return that underlie his most recent memoir. He contrasts European and African cosmologies, and describes his passionate activism as a quest influence by the gods.

  • Read an excerpt from You Must Set Forth at Dawn.
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