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Litro 162: Literary Highlife: Guest Editor’s Letter

Dear Reader,

When I lived in Nigeria I had a Ghanaian tu­tor, a strict disciplinarian whose humour was as flat as I thought his accent was. The week my father asked him to leave for dishing out harsh punishments, our house was broken into and my father lay his suspicion at the tutor’s feet. His anger raged for two days when, after I repeated his sentiments, he conceded it was not the tutor.

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