Arts and Culture

CLASSIC LITERATURE BOOKS YOU MUST HAVE READ

Classic literature books have always been important for education in Nigeria. With a Nobel Laureate and many Caine Prize winners, Nigeria definitely boasts of a rich literary culture. Books are central to education. The many literature books written by our indigenous authors have not only remained by us, they played very important roles in educating us with information and good vocabulary. Below is a list of classic works of literary art that we still hold dear and have reverence for.

Many of us had to read these books in our secondary school and have gone on to read other books. Regardless, there is just something different about them. These books spring up nostalgia in us and even yearnings to pick up and read again. These books remind us of the good old days. Credit to the authors.

Share your favorite books from the list so we know. For the ones you have not read, this might be the right time.

1. THE GODS ARE NOT TO BLAME – OLA ROTIMI
Classic Literature Books You Must Have Read 1

2. EZE GOES TO SCHOOL – ONUORA NZEKWU AND MICHAEL CROWDER
Classic Literature Books You Must Have Read 2

3. THE BOTTLED LEOPARD – CHUKWUEMEKA IKE
Classic Literature Books You Must Have Read 3

4. SUGAR GIRL – KOLA ONADIPE
Classic Literature Books You Must Have Read 4

5. THE DRUMMER BOY – CYPRIAN EKWENSI
Classic Literature Books You Must Have Read 5

6. CHIKE AND THE RIVER – CHINUA ACHEBE
Classic Literature Books You Must Have Read 6

7. WITHOUT A SILVER SPOON – EDDIE IROH
Classic Literature Books You Must Have Read 7

8. THINGS FALL APART – CHINUA ACHEBE
Classic Literature Books You Must Have Read 8

9. FLYING TORTOISE – ANEZI OKORO
Classic Literature Books You Must Have Read 9

10. BURNING GRASS – CYPRIAN EKWENSI
Classic Literature Books You Must Have Read 10

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