➳ [Reading] ➶ Oil on Water By Helon Habila ➩ – E17streets4all.co.uk The new generation of twenty first century African writers have now come of age Without a doubt Habila is one of the best —Emmanuel DongalaIn the oil rich and environmentally devastated Nigerian Del The new generation of twenty first century African writers have now come of age Without a doubt Habila is one of the best —Emmanuel DongalaIn the oil rich and environmentally devastated Nigerian Delta the wife of a British oil executive has been kidnapped Two journalists a young upstart Rufus and a once great now disillusioned veteran Za are sent to find her In a story rich with atmosphere and taut with suspense Oil on Water explores the conflict between idealism and cynical disillusionment in a journey full of danger and unintended conseuencesAs Rufus and Za navigate polluted rivers Oil on PDF \ flanked by exploded and dormant oil wells in search of the white woman they must contend with the brutality of both government soldiers and militants Assailed by irresolvable versions of the truth about the woman's disappearance dependent on the kindness of strangers of unknowable loyalties their journalistic objectivity will prove unsustainable but other values might yet salvage their human dignity.
Helon Habila was born in Nigeria in He studied literature at the University of Jos and taught at the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi before moving to Lagos to work as a journalist In Lagos he wrote his first novel Waiting for an Angel which won the Caine Prize in Waiting for an Angel has been translated into many languages including Dutch Italian Swedish and FrenchIn he moved.
- 239 pages
- Oil on Water
- Helon Habila
- 05 February 2016 Helon Habila