Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth  


Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth
Pantheon | May 27, 2022 | 464 pages
ISBN: 9780593320167

"A towering figure in world literature gives us a tour de force, his first novel in nearly one-half century: a savagely satiric, gleefully irreverent, rollicking, fictional meditation on how power and greed can corrupt the soul of a nation. ("You don't see things the same way when you encounter a voice like that."-Toni Morrison) In an imaginary Nigeria, a cunning entrepreneur is selling body parts stolen from Dr. Menka's hospital for use in ritualistic practices. Dr.