by Ken Saro-Wiwa - £9.99 Ayebia Clarke Publishing (2005)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780954702359 | ISBN 10: 0954702352
"Many people still remember how they felt when Ken Saro-Wiwa was judicially murdered. Some of us have spent the period trying to forget, as a strategy to mask our pain..."A Month and a Day and Letters includes an edited version of 'A Detention Diary' - Saro-Wiwa's own record of his arrest in July 1993, and the story of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) and the struggle against the mulitnational Shell and the military dictatorship. Saro-Wiwa's criticisms and questioning of a corrupt regime eventually led to his execution with eight others on 10 November 1995.
(Ken Wiwa, from a speech at the Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa Commemoration, London, 22 March 2005.)
"The writer is his cause, I am more and more convinced... that the path of literature is the assured way to human salvation and civilisation. I hail the power of the pen."
(Ken Saro-Wiwa, writing to the President of International PEN, 3 September 1993)
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