Tales of life. A sad story

Okoromodeke, Joshua

Illustrator country: Nigeria

Scenarist: Okoromodeke, Joshua

Scenarist country: Nigeria

Language: English

Keywords: city; family; Love; migration to Europe; young people


Participated to Africa e Mediterraneo Award 2003-2004

Gabriel lives in Lagos and one day a phone call from his girlfriend wakes him up. She asks him to go to her place. When he gets there, she tells him she has argued with her father over their relationship and confesses she’s pregnant. Her father enters the room and Gabriel confronts him, but her dad still opposes their relationship. Gabriel decides to emigrate to London to earn some money to support the baby.

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Technique: Felt tip pen on paper

Black and White

Original drawings

Dimensions: 35 x 49,5 cm

Inventory: inv. 370 / coll. CX23.NIGERIA.OKORO.3

Number of sheets: 4

Notes: The first page on the top of recto: Creative fiction story, Book name: "Tales of life", Story title: "A sad story" - Each page on verso reports the Author's name, the title and the number of the page