The Last African Sage is about eroding societal value been witnessed in most post-independent African countries. It also showcases the rich African cultural and socio-religious society. Eighty-seven-year-old Ichie Ikedi, a Second World War veteran and the Ogbuagu of Umuaku, a pastoral village East of the great Niger River, had fought many wars. The WhitemanAis war, the Civil war that almost tore his country apart, and the cultural war between the rich African traditional religious belief system and acquired western influences. But none had shifted his unflinching belief that a good name is better than gold. Ichie has remained straight all his life and had trained his children to follow the same honest path. But when they get involved in different malfeasances, influenced by the murky world of Nigerian politics tainted with corruption and tribal sentiments, he has no option but die broken-hearted leaving a gloomy future for a new generation symbolized by his grandson, Mana. But will he too survive the scourge?The Last African Sage is about eroding societal value been witnessed in most post-independent African countries.
|Title||:||The Last African Sage|
|Publisher||:||RoseDog Books - 2013|