The Potter's Wheel
The Potter's Wheel Chukwuemeka Ike Satirist and chronicler of the many-faceted world of education in Nigeria, the author is one of Nigeria's foremost writers. In this novel, he tells of Obuechina, the only brother of six older sisters, prize pupil in the village school, apple of his doting mother's eye, eight years old and hopelessly spoilt. In a vain attempt to salvage his character, his father decides he must be sent away as a servant to a school master with a dragon of a wife. Obu goes - and comes back very different.
Written by Chukwuemeka Ike Vincent, listed in the Fiction genre.
The Potter's Wheel (London: Harvill Press, 1973) ISBN 0-00-271620-8 He also has Toads for Supper