EMECHETA, (Florence Onye) Buchi
(1944-)
   Nigerian-born writer, in the UK from 1962, author of a number of semi-autobiographical novels which vividly describe the lives of African women in the industrial UK during the years of its decline. The Rape of Shavi (1983), set in the NEAR FUTURE, describes the effect upon the African country of Shavi when a horde of refugees from a European nuclear HOLOCAUST descends like locusts. Kehinde (1994) is a fantasy.
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