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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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. This was an interesting look at one man’s experience with traditional vs modern life and the transition to independence. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Kourouma capte bien la vie d’un pay africain et les dynamiques entre les grandes villes et le monde rural.

Les Soleils des indépendances

Please can i have the novel in PDF format? A fine novel about the clash of cultures in modern Africa, done without romanticizing past or present, and using some striking and very human characters.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. 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.


Il parle aussi de la resistance du peuple africain. Jan 24, LDB rated it liked it. In the English-speaking world, Kourouma has yet to make much of an impression: The beautiful but increasingly desperate Salimata also has a tragic history, as her initiation into womanhood a brutal ritual was botched, and she then taken advantage of.

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I found the second part a little incomplete or cut short, it is rather anti-climatic. 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.

Kourouma’s presentation is not taut, as threads are picked up and lost, but as both Fama and Salimata are lost souls this mild disorientation works well. Fama does the best he knows how, but he can not adapt to the indoendances world.

Ahmadou Kourouma, November 24, — December 11, was an Ivorian novelist. Share your thoughts with other customers. Fleurh rated it really liked it Apr 09, J’ai aime les parties de l’histoire de Salimata, mais les autres parties sont comme ci comme ca.

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Arriving in Binja, where Salimata is from, he: He is jailed as a political prisoner, and later he is freed: The main character is Fam What I loved in Kourouma’s first novel is the well-woven evocation, from inside the heads of the two characters, of the broad and complex transformations happening upon independence in West Africa more precisely Ivory Coast Indpendaances assume.


I felt my stomach turn a few times.

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On les lit par sens de devoir et non pour le plaisir que on y imdpendances. Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. She always tries to do good, being generous and devout, but goodness here is rarely rewarded. Small human triumphs are sprinkled throughout, and though it is vibrant it is also a very bleak world he describes.

C’est une histoire de soleile colonisation, l’independance, et les effects imprevisible de ses transitions. Nov 16, Gwendolyn rated it liked it Shelves: Ca vaut vraiment la peine de lire ce livre.

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