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Wole Soyinka is a writer of global stature, the first African ever to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. He was imprisoned in Nigeria for his opposition to dictatorship. Soyinka is the author of Ake: The Years of Childhood and Climate of Fear, based on the prestigious Reith Lectures he delivered on the BBC.


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Soyinka, Wole.
Authors, Nigerian -- 20th century -- Biography.
Political prisoners -- Nigeria -- Biography.
Political activists -- Nigeria -- Biography.
Nigeria -- Politics and government.