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Amma Darko

Amma Darko

Ghanaian writer
Amma Darko
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Intro Ghanaian writer
Is Writer Prosaist Novelist
From Ghana
Type Literature
Gender female
Birth 26 June 1956, Koforidua, Ghana
Age 65 years
Star sign Cancer
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Biography

Amma Darko, May 2004

Amma Darko (born 1956) is a Ghanaian novelist.

Life and writing

She was born in Koforidua, Ghana, and grew up in Accra. She studied in Kumasi, where she received her diploma in 1980. Then she worked for the Science and Technology Center in Kumasi. During the 1980s, she lived and worked for some time in Germany. She has since returned to Accra.

Her novels illustrate everyday life in Ghana. Her first novel, Beyond the Horizon, was originally published in German. Her most recent novels, Faceless and Not without flowers, were published in Ghana.

Her work has been discussed in Vincent O. Odamtten's book Broadening the Horizon: Critical Introductions to Amma Darko, in the 2001 doctoral thesis by Louise Allen Zak "Writing her way: a study of Ghanaian novelist Amma Darko", and in several academic journals.

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