Arts & Culture

Africa Turns the Page: The Novels That Shaped a Continent

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm | 07 September 2020
Online | Free
BBC 4

David Olusoga explores the incredible journey of the African novel – how a fearless collection of writers created books that were to define the image of Africa in the world.

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Buchi Emecheta’s son on the significance of her work

Sylvester Onwordi, son of author Buchi Emecheta, speaks fondly about his mother, and says he didn’t fully understand the impact of her books on other people until after her death.

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Future Broadcasts:

Tomorrow 8th September, 02:45 AM – BBC FOUR

Wednesday 9th September, 11:00 PM – BBC FOUR

Photo Credit:Daniel Hambury/@stellapicsltd