JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Omoruyi Uwuigiaren, author of The Adventures of Nihu
(Human Change Communications)
This novel is a classic legend of a young hero’s magical journey through a fantasy world where he is tested with incredible challenges that can only stem from the soul of the author’s genuine African culture and vivid imagination.
Being falsely accused of a crime, Nihu, a tribal African boy, is banished to the Lonely Forest. In order to regain his freedom, he must find a way to defeat the unbeatable and front challenges that draw analogies to our own realities. Like The Lord of the Rings, this epic high fantasy novel carries the reader to another time and place.
Nihu gets sucked into a world inside of a stone, visits a powerful ruler in an underwater city, and befriends a group of refugees. Based on mythical and historic African traditions, Uwuigiaren’s magical twists to The Adventures of Nihu will not only allow an audience of all ages to escape their own realities, but draw them into a world of high hopes, powers, and unimaginable desires.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write The Adventures of Nihu?
Omoruyi Uwuigiaren: The inspiration was in many parts. First my childhood experience, which was vital to this work and my favorite trilogy – Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Omoruyi Uwuigiaren, author of The Adventures of Nihu