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Kole Omotoso: ‘The floor of the night club was divided into two halves’ - 1970

A year before graduating with a PhD in Arabic literature, Edinburgh-based Kole Omotoso published a semi-autobiographical novel, The Edifice, about a Nigerian literature PhD student, living in a British university …

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Kole Omotoso - 1972

Illustration by Yaz Serrano By Fatima Seck Bankole Ajibabi Omotoso, more commonly known as Kole Omotoso, was born in Nigeria in 1943 to a traditional elite Yoruba family (Stellenbosch Writers, n.d). …

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