The Last Days at Forcados High School is a novel that focuses on teenage life and it emphasizes the essence of family and friendship. It was written by A.H. Mohammed, who is a Medical Doctor. A.H. Mohammed was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Lagos and is currently a resident doctor at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH. The Last Days at Forcados High is his first book.
The book, written by Mohammed in 2006 as a student of University of Lagos (UNILAG) was in 2014 accepted by JAMB as the official handbook for candidates in the Use of English on the recommendation of Fafunwa Educational Foundation. It was used by JAMB for the Use of English exam for consecutive years before another novel was introduced.
The Last Days at Forcados High is an interesting story which presents the bittersweet experience of young Jimi Solade, who is in his final year in high school, his experience with his family and friends.
About the book;
"Jimi Solade is the brightest star at the Elite Forcados High School. He has good looks, brains and is the captain of the football team. It's his last year in Senior Secondary, and together with his friends, Nene and Ansa, he is determined it's going to be his best year yet.
But Jimi rogue brother, Wole is back - which means trouble can't be far behind. Then there's Efua, the beautiful and mysterious new girl in class who seems to have no time for boys. And when Jimi's mother falls ill, he realized that things were about to change - and not necessarily in a good way."
Reading the novel was totally interesting and educating. Have you read the story before or you read it in preparation for your JAMB exam?. You can grab the novel again at your leisure time and refresh your memory. And if you haven't read the story I'll advice you to try and lay your hands on it. I'm sure you'll be glad you did. For those who can still recollect, what do you like about the novel?
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