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Abani’s novels share with Achebe a panoramic view that balances the personal and political, intimate and historical. And he tosses out images that lodge in the memory like dreams. His first poetry book, Kalakuta Republic, published in 2000, was inspired by his experience as a political prisoner between 1985 and 1991. A second novel GraceLand (2004) follows a young Elvis impersonator besotted with American pop culture who makes a night journey through the chaotic Lagos underworld. And his 2007 novella Song for Night is a poetic portrait of a 15-year-old child soldier whose vocal chords have been cut to render him mute as he clears minefields.
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By the twentieth century, the industrial nations were exporting not only goods but capital, in the form of machinery, technology, investments, and loans.