Get Your Premium Membership

Chris Abani

Chris Abani Photo
Biography | All Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes

Comprehensive information about Chris Abani including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Christopher Abani (or Chris Abani) is a Nigerian author. Abani's first novel, Masters of the Board, was about a Neo-Nazi takeover of Nigeria. The book earned one reviewer to praise Abani as "Africa's answer to Frederick Forsyth." The Nigerian government, however, believed the book to be a blueprint for an actual coup, and sent the 18-year-old Abani to prison in 1985. After serving six months in jail, he was released, but he went on to perform in a guerilla theatre group. This action led to his arrest and imprisonment at Kiri Kiri, a notorious prison. This educational Chris Abani resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


Poems are below...



Top 5 Poems

All Poems

Articles

Articles about Chris Abani or articles that mention Chris Abani.

Sorry, no articles found.

More Information

Quotes

Here are a few random quotes by Chris Abani.

See also: All Chris Abani Quotes