LAGOS, supernatural city, tales of survival, spirituality and the struggle for power in Africa's biggest metropolis

: Cocks (T.)

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298pp., hardback, d.w., London, 2022


"Tim Cocks’ affection for Nigeria’s exuberant and complex metropolis shines through vividly sketched Lagosians in their dogged pursuit of a better life." Lola Shoneyin, author of The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives

"A vivid portrayal of Africa’s biggest city, deftly capturing its combustible energies and multiple contradictions. In its daily struggle for survival against challenges both human and natural, Lagos signposts the future of the human race. Read this book as a prophecy." Paddy Docherty, author of Blood and Bronze

British-South African journalist Tim Cocks spent four years in Lagos as Reuters Nigeria bureau chief. He is currently based in Johannesburg.