Route 234 is a collection of stories detailing personal experiences of global travel writing by Nigerian Arts and Culture Journalists. This anthology is compiled and edited by Pelu Awofeso; Winner, CNN-Multichoice African Journalist Awards (Tourism).

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Africa in Words

01 May 2017
7.0
For all of the genre’s diverse geographical settings, much travel writing has depended on a relatively consistent viewpoint. For the Western reader (especially the white, male variety) there are certain expectations of where the travelogue will ‘ ...
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Olisa.tv

01 May 2017
7.0
Travel writing is probably one of the most unexplored forms of writing in the Nigerian literary scene, and this is why Route 234 – An Anthology of global travelling writing by Nigerian Arts and Culture Journalist, is an important book to be read fo ...
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Wawa Book Review

01 May 2017
9.0
Travel writing is an exciting sub-genre of prose that allows readers view the beauty or ugliness of different places through the subjective lenses of the writer. Though it is not as popular as fiction, various writers have explored it across time. Wh ...
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Ktravula

01 May 2017
8.0
I haven’t read many books about travelling around Nigeria written by Nigerians. No doubt they exist. I have however read many about traveling in other parts of the world. Tejú Cole’s (2016) essay collection comes to mind as well as Wolé Sóyín ...

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Published:

May 20, 2016

Publisher:

Homestead Publishing

ISBN:

978-9-789-47083-9

Language:

English

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