Ondjaki





Ondjaki


Born
in Luanda, Angola
July 05, 1977

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Ndalu de Almeida (born 1977) is a writer from Angola, writing under the pen name Ondjaki. He lives in Luanda, the capital of the country, and has written poetry, children's books, short stories, novels, drama and film scripts.

Ondjaki studied sociology at the University of Lisbon, and wrote his graduation paper about Angolan writer Luandino Vieira. His literary debut came in 2002 with the novella O Assobiador (The Whistler), which was followed up with the childhood memoir Bom dia camaradas (Good Morning, Comrades) in 2003. To date (2010) he has published four novels, three collections of short stories, two collections of poetry and three children's books. His books have been translated to French, Spanish, Italian, German, English, Chinese an
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“Uma casa está em muitos lugares - ela respirou devagar, me abraçou. - É uma coisa que se encontra.”
Ondjaki, Os da Minha Rua
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“A infância é uma coisa assim bonita: caímos juntos na relva, magoamo-nos um bocadinho, mas sobretudo rimos.”
Ondjaki, Os da Minha Rua

“Não gosto de despedidas porque elas chegam dentro de mim como se fossem fantasmas mujimbeiros que dizem segredos do futuro que eu nunca pedi a ninguém para vir soprar no meu ouvido de criança.”
Ondjaki, Os da Minha Rua

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