The Ondaatje prize, goes to the "book of the highest literary merit – fiction, non-fiction, poetry – evoking the spirit of a place. Setting is very important in writing, it does not matter whether they are real or imagined.
Many Nigerian (African) writers have written convincingly about different Nigerian cities.
Tell us, which is your favourite African writer that has written about a place? Where? Why? How did the portrayal of the place do to you?
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