Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Oyenike Ilaka

  • The Joys of Motherhood: The classic Nigerian novel

    Oyenike Ilaka Albany, New York   Cover of The Joys of Motherhood, published in London, UK, by Allison & Busby in 1979.2 The Joys of Motherhood is a Nigerian novel written by Buchi Emecheta in 1979. Emecheta was a Nigerian woman from the Igbo tribe. Born in 1944, she spent her childhood in Lagos. At…