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Novels

The Life Changer

Khadija Abubakar Jalli’s "The life changer" explores several narratives of life on campus. The text uses the voice of Ummi to narrate various campus challenges. The narration follows the adventures of Salma and her roommates in the university as they journey through social and academic upheaval.

The life changer explicitly cuts across the changes that follow a person’s life in the university. The university is known to be a mystery to people who have never experienced it. This text shows the need for parental guidance and counselling in a new world where freedom is tied to many complexities such as temptation, lies, distrust, betrayal, bad association, crime, bribery and corruption, abuse of social media etc.

JAMB has announced that you can download a PDF of the complete official novel for the 2024 UTME, The Life Changer, which will now be distributed for free for just this year. According to the board, this decision was made due to the prevailing economic reality; so for 2024 only, an e-copy of the full reading text will be issued and distributed for free to candidates. Please follow the instructions provided at this link; https://myschool.ng/news/jamb-novel-the-life-changer-pdf-download-is-now-free

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The Lion and the Jewel

The Lion and the Jewel by Wole Soyinka is a play, first published in 1963. The play revolves around Baroka, the lion, who fights with the modern Lakunle over the right to marry Sidi, the Jewel. The play is a reflection of the difference between traditional African values and European values, male chauvinism, marriage, love, deceit, etc.

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Look Back in Anger

Look Back in Anger is a non-African play written by John Osborne written in the year 1956. It centres around the life and marital struggles of an intelligent and educated but disaffected working-class young man, Jimmy Porter, and his equally competent yet dispassionate upper-middle-class wife Alison. Jimmy Porter expresses scorn and disaffection with the established sociopolitical order of their country. The play typically features a rootless, lower-middle or working-class male protagonist, Jimmy, who views society with scorn and disaffection because of the established sociopolitical order of their country.

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Second Class Citizen

Second Class Citizen is a 1974 novel by Nigerian writer Buchi Emecheta. This is a story of a resourceful Nigerian woman who overcomes harsh tribal domination of women and countless setbacks to achieve an independent life for herself and her children. The novel focuses on the quests for equal treatment, self-confidence, and dignity as a woman.

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Unexpected Joy at Dawn

The novel is written by Alex Agyei Agyiri. The novel is a reflection of the political and economic history of Ghana. It is a story of two siblings, Nii and Mama Orojo, during the 1983 deportation of Ghanaians from Nigeria under the Shehu Shagari government. Unexpected Joy at Dawn centres around migration, identities, and lives threatened by distrustful and xenophobic politics.

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Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights is a novel by Emily Bronte, written in the year 1847. It concerns two families of the landed gentry living on the West Yorkshire moors, the Earnshaws and the Lintons, and their turbulent relationships with Earnshaw's foster son, Heathcliff. It focuses on love and revenge that revolves around the inhabitants of a desolate farmhouse called Wuthering Heights.

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Fences

Fences is a drama written by August Wilson in 1985. The play explores the changing African-American experience and examines race relations among other themes. It is about Troy Maxson, a 53-year-old working-class head of household who struggles with providing for his family. It is set in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and explores the relationship between Troy, his wife Rose, his son Cory, his best friend Cory and his other family members.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy play written by William Shakespeare in about 1595 or 1596. The play is set in Athens and consists of several subplots that revolve around the marriage of Theseus and Hippolyta. One subplot involves a conflict among four Athenian lovers. Another follows a group of six amateur actors rehearsing the play which they are to perform before the wedding. Both groups find themselves in a forest inhabited by fairies who manipulate the humans and are engaged in their own domestic intrigue.

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Invisible Man

Invisible Man is a novel written by Ralph Ellison and published in 1952. The novel explores the social and intellectual issues faced by African-Americans in the early 20th century, including black nationalism, the relationship between black identity and Marxism, the reformist policies of Booker T. Washington, and issues of individuality and personal identity.

The novel is about a nameless Black protagonist who struggles to find his identity in a racially divided America.

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Let Me Die Alone

Let Me Die Alone is a play written by John Kolosa Kargbo. It is a three-act play that tells the story of Gbanya, the ruler of Mende Chiefdom, who is preparing to receive Governor Rowe, the British Colonial Representative, with the greatest of gifts. The play explores themes of betrayal, power and infidelity in typical African traditional society.

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Sweet Sixteen

The book "Sweet Sixteen" explores a unique father-daughter relationship between a 16-year-old girl and her father. The book narrates how Mr. Bello guides his daughter (Aliya) from childhood through adolescence, then puberty and also prepares her for adulthood.

The book borders on so many aspects of the life of a young adult. These include sex education, dating, stereotype, social skills, making right decisions and self esteem.

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The Wives' Revolt

The play is written by JP Clark. The Wives' Revolt tells the story of a Niger Delta community that received a payout from an oil firm drilling in its land. The money is to be shared in three ways among the elders, men, and women, with the community elders getting the lion’s share. The money eventually stokes the flame of revolution in the town. The play addresses issues with marginalization, discrimination, inequality, greed, etc.

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Animal farm

Animal Farm is a satirical allegorical novella written by George Orwell, first published in the year 1945. It tells the story of a group of farm animals who rebel against their human farmer, hoping to create a society where the animals can be equal, free, and happy. the novel is a political fable based on the events of Russia’s Bolshevik revolution and the betrayal.

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Witnesses to Tears

Witnesses to tears is a novel written by Abubakar Gimba. The novel tackles issues revolving around morality and uprightness in human society. The novel addresses the fact that bad friends corrupt good manners, contentment is key, one act of evil is often the gateway to many others, no society thrives where there is an instituted system of bribery and corruption, and for every evil act there surely will come a day of reckoning. Abubakar Gimba sees the art of writing and telling stories as a way of educating young minds, correcting the moral ills in society, and helping to create a conscientious generation of young people who would retain and pass on the good qualities and values of humanity.

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Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare. The play centres on the twins, Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck. Viola (who is disguised as Cesario) falls in love with the Duke Orsino, who in turn is in love with Countess Olivia. Upon meeting Viola, Countess Olivia falls in love with her thinking she is a man. the play addresses love, appearance and reality, and ambition.

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