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The Lion and the Jewel (Three Crowns Book)

by Wole Soyinka

ISBN 0199110832 / 9780199110834 / 0-19-911083-2
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
Language English
Edition Softcover
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Set in the Yoruba village of Ilunjinle, this is one of the popular plays by Africa's major dramatist, Wole Soyinka. The theme of this play is how the lion hunts the Jewel. The main characters of this play are Sidi (the Jewel), 'a true village belle' and Baroka (the Lion), the crafty Bale of the village, Lakunle, the young teacher, and more. [via]