Simbi and the Satyr of the Dark Jungle

Amos Tutuola


Simbi and the Satyr of the Dark Jungle

Simbi and the Satyr of the Dark Jungle

  • Title: Simbi and the Satyr of the Dark Jungle
  • Author: Amos Tutuola
  • ISBN: 9780872862142
  • Page: 426
  • Format: Paperback



Simbi and the Satyr of the Dark Jungle is the fabulous tale of Simbi, a rich and beautiful girl with a wonderful singing voice She tires of her comfortable lifestyle, and decides that she must come to know poverty and punishment The story tells, with terrifying imagination and comic invention, of how she achieves this experience and how, in the end, she escapes from it.


Recent Comments "Simbi and the Satyr of the Dark Jungle"

I'm happy to say that all of Tutuola's books are good. Of course I haven't read them all, so I could be liar, but I've not yet seen any contrary evidence.This one is a heroic adventure--heroine faces all adversity and fights with magical assistance; a Sullivan's Travels/Prince Rasselas story--privileged person makes the fool error of trying to find out how the other half lives; and a comedy of sorts--in at least one aspect, the Satyr is an extraordinarily dumb monster, and Tutuola is clearly pla [...]

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I know I'm supposed to be all "ugh, primitive depictions of Africa" vis-a-vis this book (and Tutuola at large) - but this was hilarious and clever and super inventive: "cockish lady" is about to be my new favourite phrase. I will definitely try to track down more of Tutuola's work (and read some criticism) to get a better idea of his style and point of view.

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