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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Jimmy Lipps rated it it was ok Nov 28, Learn more about Amazon Prime. Nov 13, Mark York rated it really liked it Shelves: Traditions are upheld — the burial ceremony indpendanves his cousin, the previous chief, is celebrated as elaborately as possible, nearly as in the old days.

Get to Know Us. Aug 25, Ivete added it. Jenny rated it it was ok Feb dws, Raised by his uncle, he initially pursued studies in Bamako, Mali. Daniel Covo rated it it was amazing Aug 30, Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. I’m happy to be learning more about African culture even if there are some touchy subjects. I felt my stomach turn a few times. Sabrina rated it liked it Sep 27, Quotes from Les Soleils des i There are no discussion aoleils on this book yet.


Fama is married, but he and his wife, Salimata, have not been able to have a child — meaning his lineage will die out with him. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. dee

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The tragedy is rather the one of the country, in the now well-known decolonial narrative: Ca vaut vraiment la peine de lire ce livre. Si j’ai une bonne chose du livre, pour moi c’est que maintenant j’ai plus d’interesse dans les sujets de l’Afrique francophone et les droits de l’homme.

He is a fairly poor city dweller now, far removed from his home-town, unable to find his place in this complex new world. Ahmadou Kourouma, November 24, — December 11, was an Ivorian novelist. I loved the parts about Salim J’ai lu ce livre pour un cours de l’Afrique et la diaspora francophone.

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. In a world turned upside-down, Fama had inherited an honour without the means to uphold it, like a headless snake. 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. It is very very important for me. Jun 06, Beth rated it really liked it Shelves: Kourouma makes bold use of color and physical attributes in his descriptions, and uses numerous references from the animal kingdom to make the tale seem almost fable-like.


Share your thoughts with other customers. However, it is also difficult to read about how colonization and then decolonization has changed the lives of those who were under colonial rule. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Read more Read less. She always tries to do good, being generous and devout, but goodness here is rarely rewarded. Zeinab Cama rated it it was amazing Dec 13, Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Paperbackpages. Kourouma capte bien la vie d’un pay africain et les dynamiques entre les grandes villes et le monde rural.

The Suns of Independence is a novel of early postcolonial Africa. The Suns of Independence – UK. J’ai aime les parties de l’histoire de Salimata, mais les autres parties sont comme ci comme ca.

Ultimately, this book is about the end of an age. She is now obsessed with becoming pregnant. Write a customer review.