Queueing for petrol in Port Harcourt. The most enterprising drivers go the wrong way on a divided road to be in a shorter line. Photo: Corbis

Book review: Blackass imagines a Kafkaesque metamorphosis in Nigeria

A. Igoni Barrett’s provocative debut novel is bursting with ideas and anger as he surveys a corrupt and divided society that cannot tell fake from real – and seems not to much care

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Queueing for petrol in Port Harcourt. The most enterprising drivers go the wrong way on a divided road to be in a shorter line. Photo: Corbis
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