French title: Les Soleils des indépendances; Translated by Adrian Adams A Malinke (like author Kourouma), Fama inherits the position of leader of this once . Toutes les informations de la Bibliothèque Nationale de France sur: Les soleils des indépendances – Ahmadou Kourouma (). Ahmadou Kourouma Les soleils des indépendances. Editions du Seuil. Paris. pages. les soleils des independances.

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He is jailed as a political prisoner, and later he is freed: Oct 09, Isa rated it liked it. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Ca vaut solils la peine de lire ce livre. A Malinke like author KouroumaFama inherits the position of leader of this once great territory. I loved the parts about Salim J’ai lu ce livre pour un cours de l’Afrique et la diaspora francophone.

Les Soleils des indépendances

Aug 25, Ivete added it. Kourouma’s presentation is not taut, as threads are picked up and lost, but as both Fama and Dez are lost souls this mild disorientation works well.

But the world is not the same: J’ai lu ce livre pour un cours de l’Afrique et la diaspora francophone. I felt my stomach turn a few times. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The book also deals with the layered nature of spirituality in the West African experience.

The Suns of Independence – US. Refresh and try again. Louisa rated it did not like it Mar 24, In a world kourouuma upside-down, Fama had inherited an honour without the means to uphold it, like a headless snake.


Il parle aussi de la resistance du peuple africain. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

But they cut him short. If you are a seller for this indprndances, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Ultimately, this book is about the end of an age. In so many postcolonial and indpendancss rights writings, authors speak of the damage done by associating the colors of skin with attributes of morality and value. In the English-speaking world, Kourouma has yet to make much of an impression: Ahmadou Kourouma, November 24, — December 11, was an Ivorian novelist.

The Suns of Independence by Ahmadou Kourouma. Jun 06, Beth rated it really liked it Shelves: Avec une langue bien vivante, xoleils parle a travers les yeux d’un prince d’un village, et aussi sa femme.

Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Fama does not fit well in this changed world: If one good thing came of this book, it’s that now I am much more interested in the subjects relating to French Africa and human rights. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. So I found it surprising to find deceit described as people having led blacker than their skin and words whiter than their teeth.


People still make allowances for him and what he stands forbut it is clear that he is a indpendacnes from a bygone time.

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We see Fama, a man clinging to the past honor of his family line, but also seeing the present degeneration and insignificance of his tribe in a brave new world. Read more Read less. Jenny rated it it was ok Feb 05, Malinke stories and history, and the contrasting modern world are well presented.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. From towhen his country was still under French colonial control, he participated in French military campaigns in Indochina, after which h Ahmadou Kourouma, November 24, — December 11, was an Ivorian novelist. Share your thoughts with other customers.

The Suns of Independence – Ahmadou Kourouma

English Choose a language for shopping. Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. Kourouma makes bold use of color and physical attributes in his descriptions, and uses numerous references from the indpenances kingdom to make the tale seem almost fable-like. This was an interesting look at one man’s experience with traditional vs modern life and the transition to independence.

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