The book SOFTLIE


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Softlie: love poems spun into a storyline

AUTHOR: Kayode Taiwo Olla

GENRE: Poetry

BOOK SIZE: 80 pgs

BOOK DIMENSIONS: 5.00 x 8.00 inches

ISBN:978-0-9569741-9-8

PUBLISHING DATE: December, 2013

PUBLISHER: Syncterface Media, London, UK

 

BRIEF NOTE ABOUT THE BOOK (From the Blurb)

… Ordinarily, the union of the sexes,whetherin affection or hostility, is a vast pool which creative artists from ancient times to the present have drawn inspirations for their thematic concerns and style. Thus, a new work in this direction stands the risk of treading the familiar path without making much impression. What subtly but eloquently stands out in Kayode Taiwo Olla’sSoftlie, is its uncommon blend of the poetic with the narrative, and the melodic with the dramatic… The reader’s attention is firmly held and sustained from the beginning to the end of the collection through irony, pun, suspense and ellipsis.

Softlie is therefore a richly endowed collection of poems that I find enticing with every reading and it is self-recommending.

—Prof. Gbemisola Adeoti

                                                                                        Director, Institute of Cultural Studies,

Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria;

author, Naked Soles, and editor, Voices Offstage.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

KAYODE TAIWO OLLAwas born in Nigeria and has had a good many poetry performances (written and mostly directed by him) and poetry recitations before many audiences. The audience varied from a few hundreds to some thousands, from spiritual to secular, from live to telecast.

Kayode obtained his B.A. degree in Literature in English from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. His first work is Sprouting Again, a fiction.

 

WHERE TO GET THE BOOK

Copies—whether single or bulk—of Kayode Taiwo Olla’s Softlie can be ordered by buyers in Europe and North America as from the publisher’s site www.syncterfacemedia.com.

In Nigeria, you can purchase a copy of Softlie at the following major outlets:

Ile-Ife, Osun State:

         University Bookshop, Obafemi Awolowo University Campus

         Bookstand, Students’ Union Building Basement, Obafemi Awolowo University Campus

         Commercial Stand, Redeemed Christian Fellowship  Sunday Service, BOOC, Obafemi Awolowo University Campus

         Anu, 0806 048 6341

         Seun, 0816 231 8728

         Dammy, 0815 702 1727

         O’ Busayo, 0810 037 3744

         Rahaman, 0807 894 3317

Ede, Osun State:

         Bible House, Shop C5, Mini-market, The Federal Polytechnic

         University Bookshop, Adeleke University Campus

Osogbo, Osun State:

         Debitosh Bookshop, 6C, Fagbewesa Street, off Odi-Olowo Street

Ibadan, Oyo State:

         WriteHouse Collective, NuStreams Culture and Civic Centre, Km 110 Abeokuta Road, off Alalubosa GRA

         Christ in Me Bookshop, opposite General Post Office, Railway Station, Dugbe

         The Booksellers, No. 52  Magazine Road, Jericho

More major outlets, especially for readers in Lagos, Nigeria, will be ready and announced by mid February, ceteris paribus.

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