Tony Felix Nwaka is a Nigerian writer and public policy consultant. He has held various positions in the public service of Delta State of Nigeria. He studied History at the University of Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe University. He is also the author of ‘Lords of the Creek.’ Tony lives with his family in Asaba, Delta State of Nigeria.
Which of your character from which book is most like you?
Well, I’ll say that elements of my personae tend to inhabit quite a number of the characters. But it would appear to have found greater expression in Chief Abala in Mountain of Yesterday. His temperance and sense of moderation are attributes that would naturally define my personage.
In this work of fiction, a family returning home in the aftermath of a religious riot run into even more hostile territory. Courage, integrity, willpower and faith are tested, and help is shown to sometimes come from unlikely places.