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Waiting for an angel

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Political prisoners -- Fiction.,
    • Nigeria -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHelon Habila.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.H26 W34 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination229 p. ;
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3561324M
      ISBN 100393051935
      LC Control Number2002026595

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The collection was published in its revised format as "Waiting for an Angel" in Without doubt did the Caine Prize and this debut novel launch Habila's international writing career. In his two more recent novels, Measuring Time and Oil on Water, he has built on his strengths both as an exquisite story teller with great poetic expressiveness, and astute observer of people and events in his home by:   Waiting for An Angel is about Lomba, a journalist in Nigeria.

It shows the disruption caused by the military rule of Nigeria. It is very informative, especially since I did not know much before about the situation in Nigeria. It gives a personal perspective of the effects of military rule on individuals: students, teachers, /5. WAITING FOR AN ANGEL marks the debut of one of Africa's most promising new writers.

Lomba is a young journalist living under military regime in Lagos, one of the most dangerous cities in the world. His mind is full of soul music and girls and thenovel he is writing/5(18). Waiting for an Angel is a political coming-of-age story published in by first-time Nigerian novelist Helon Habila.

Set five years earlier in a neighborhood of Lagos known as “Poverty Street,” Waiting for an Angel follows the desperate and dangerous days of a young man named Lomba who aspires to be a novelist despite General Sani Abacha’s brutal military dictatorship. Waiting for an Angel. The generation-defining successor to Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart.

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The book was first published in in Nigeria as a story collection with one of the stories, “Love Poems”, winning Habila the Caine Prize for African Writing.

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This moving study of idealistic young people refusing to give up, even when faced with threats to their very lives, is an unforgettable story of the human spirit waiting for an angel--and sometimes meeting the Angel of Death.

Amazon readers rating: from 9 reviews. Habila has said that he wrote Waiting for an Angel in short-story form so that he could feel a sense of accomplishment after completing each one. What other reasons might he have had for choosing to construct his novel in this fashion.

How important is the novel's fragmented structure to. Written in non-chronological order WAITING FOR AN ANGEL keeps the reader on edge even though the ending is revealed in the first chapter. This novel is a fresh and evocative first-person narrative into the political instability of Nigeria and its effects on the everyday individual/5(13).

Waiting for an Angel. About the Book Waiting for an Angel. by Helon Habila. The generation-defining successor to Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart. Lomba is a young journalist living under military rule in Lagos, Nigeria, the most dangerous city in the world.

His mind is full of soul music and girls and the lyric novel he is writing. "Waiting For an Angel" marks the debut of one of Africa's most promising new writers. Lomba is a young journalist living under military regime in Lagos, one of the most dangerous cities in the world.

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However, a further probe into the prosaic work will. Helon Habila is the internationally renowned author of Waiting for an Angel, which won both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Caine Prize for African Writing, and Measuring Time and Oil on Water. He was born in Nigeria and now divides his time between America and Nigeria/5(12).

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Fiction Book Review: WAITING FOR AN ANGEL by Helon Habila, Author. Norton $ (p) ISBN WAITING FOR AN ANGEL Helon Habila, Author. The full text was published as a novel in the UK under the title Waiting for an Angel in and received a Commonwealth Writers Prize (Africa Region, Best First Book) in Also inhe moved to England to become a Writing Fellow at the University of East Of Birth: Nigeria.

Waiting for an Angel. (Reviews: Books). Link/Page Citation BY HELON HABILA [pounds sterling] Hamish Hamilton ISBN This book, by Nigeria's Caine Prize winning novelist Helon Habila, begins with the short story, Love Poems.

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by Helon Habila. BUY NOW FROM The “angel” for whom Lomba thereafter passively waits is the Angel of Death—as we’re reminded by far too many sententious generalizations about freedom stifled and “the stymied, sense-dulling miasma of existence.” our editors select the one author and one book they believe Author: Helon Habila.

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Waiting for an Angel by Helon Habila About the Book The generation-defining successor to Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart. Lomba is a young journalist living under military rule in Lagos, Nigeria, the most dangerous city in the world. His mind is full of soul music and girls and the lyric novel he is writing.

Waiting for an angel. London: Hamish Hamilton, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: OCLC Number: Notes: Parts of this book were originally published by Epik Books, Lagos, Nigeria, entitled 'Prison stories'. Awards: Short-listed for The.

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Waiting for An Angel is Helon Habila's first novel, although it is also a collection of interlinked short stories, one of which won the Caine Prize for African Writing. (Though each story can be read separately, it is their resonances with each other, particularly in the order Habila has presented them in the book, that provides the most emotional power, and so I will refer to the book as Author: Matthew Cheney.

Get this from a library. Waiting for an angel. [Helon Habila] -- His tenacious placidity shattered in the wake of local violence, Lomba witnesses such horrifying events as his roommate's brutal attack by soldiers, his lover's forced marriage, and his neighbors'.

Helon Habila Ngalabak (born November ) is a Nigerian novelist and poet, whose writing has won many prizes, including the Caine Prize in He worked as a lecturer and journalist in Nigeria before moving in to England, where he was a Chevening Scholar at the University of East Anglia, and now teaches creative writing at George Mason University, Washington, mater: University of Jos, University of East Anglia.

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Kindle Store Go Search Hello Select your Reviews: 7. for an angel of the Lord went down at certain seasons into the pool and stirred up the water; whoever then first, after the stirring up of the water, stepped in was made well from whatever disease with which he was afflicted.

New King James Version. For an angel went down at a certain time into the pool and stirred up the water; then whoever.After reading Measuring Time I knew I wanted to read more of Helon Habila's work.

Waiting for an Angel, a collection of interlinked short stories, is Helon Habila's first novel. One of the short stories, Prison Stories, won the Caine Prize for African Writing, and the novel won the Commonwealth Prize for Best First Novel in   Waiting for an Angel, by Helon Habila, is not an easy book to read.

It's a series of seven interlinked short stories, but after the first one, I put the book aside for a little while, just to catch my breath. Winner of the Commonwealth Writer's Prize for the Best First Book in Africaand.