Amos Tutuola

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Age 103
Birthday June 201920
Birth Sign Gemini
City Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Profession Novelist

Amos Tutuola is a famous Novelist, born on June 20, 1920 in Nigeria. As of December 2022, Amos Tutuola’s net worth is $5 Million. Despite having only attended school for six years, he wrote three acclaimed novels.

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Amos Tutuola Biography

Twentieth-century Nigerian author who is best known for his 1952 novel The Palm-Wine Drinkard. Many of his works, including My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, were based on folk stories of the Yoruba people. .

He married Victoria Alake in 1947; they became parents to four daughters and four sons.

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Amos Tutuola Net Worth

Amos is one of the richest Novelist & listed on most popular Novelist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Amos Tutuola‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Novelist
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House Living in own house.

He worked for several years as a blacksmith for the Nigerian Royal Air Force.

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Amos Ranked on the list of most popular Novelist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Nigeria. Amos Tutuola celebrates birthday on June 20 of every year.

Is Amos Nigerian?

Amos Olatubosun Tutuola
Born20 June 1920 Abeokuta, Nigeria
Died8 June 1997 (aged 76) Ibadan, Nigeria
Known forAuthor

What region belong of Amos Tutuola?

Amos Tutuola, (born 1920, Abeokuta, Nigeria—died June 8, 1997, Ibadan, Nigeria), Nigerian author of richly inventive fantasies.

What is the theme of Palm Wine Drinkard?

The Palm-Wine Drinkard is a novel by Nigerian writer Amos Tutuola. The novel was the first major African literary work to be published in English outside of Africa. One of the most prominent themes of the novel is the depiction and integration of Yoruba culture in the narrative, as well as in the prose style itself.

Who was the first Nigerian who was recognized internationally by reinventing Yoruba folklore in the English language?

Tutuola, Amos (1920–97) Nigerian writer. Tutuola was a visionary who drew on traditional tales of the Yoruba people to create a world of intermixed fantasy and reality. His works include The Palm Wine Drinkard (1952) and The Brave African Huntress (1958).

Who was the first Nigerian writer?

Abdullahi Suka was a 17th-century Kano scholar of Fulbe ancestry who is said to have written the oldest extant literature in Hausa with his work Riwayar Annabi Musa. He also authored Al-Atiya li’l muti(translated: The Gift Of The Donor) and many others.

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