Late Nigerian novelist Buchi Emecheta celebrated by Google Doodle

Google celebrates legendary Nigerian novelist Buchi Emecheta on her birthday with a doodle.

Born July 21st, Buchi is widely regarded as one of the best writers to come out of West Africa.

Her acclaimed writings include Second-Class Citizen, The Bride Price, In The Ditch, and Slave Girl.

Honouring her on her 75th posthumous birthday, Google Africa posted on Twitter, ”

Today our #GoogleDoodle celebrates Nigerian author, Florence Onyebuchi Emecheta on what would have been her 75th birthday. Emecheta published 16 novels, including In The Ditch, Second-Class Citizen, and Slave Girl.”

Emechetta died on January 25, 2017 in London at the age of 72.


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