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The Crocodile Lover

Helon Habila

She said, ‘Over my dead body,’ and so they killed her. The soldiers carried her...

Helon Habila

Helon Habila was born in Nigeria. He has published three novels, Waiting for an Angel (2002), Measuring Time (2007) and Oil on Water (2010). Winner of the Caine Prize 2001, and the Commonwealth Writer's Prize 2003, Habila currently teaches Creative Writing at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, where he lives with his family.

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