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Une page d'histoire de l'Afrique dont Calixthe Beyala ressuscite la mémoire ensevelie avec humour et poésie. ...more
Paperback, 411 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Albin Michel
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Mina Widding
Upplevde den lite tungläst, hittade inte riktigt flytet, men tänker att det beror på stilen - spretigt, utan direkta konventioner i (västerländskt) berättande, även om det följer en form och en kronologi. Strukturen, den röda tråden är att Eden berättar historier från sitt liv, historier från hennes hemby och eton-folket. En blandning av biografi (fiktionell) och tradition/myt. Berättelserna baseras på vad som händer Eden, men känns också som förevändningar att gestalta myter och traditioner, oc ...more
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May 23, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Inte lika lätt att sjunka in i som Dangarembgas 'Rotlös'. Men den här är närmast fräckt frejdig. Kulturkrockar, men även mänsklighet, ömhet och inte minst kvinnlig styrka! ...more
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Calixthe Beyala (born 1961) is a Cameroonian-born French writer who writes in French.

She grew up in Douala with her sister. In 1978, she left Cameroon for France. She married, and has two children.

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Calixthe Beyala est née à Douala au Cameroun. Sixième d'une famille de douze enfants, elle a été marquée par l'extrême pauvreté de son milieu. Calixthe Beyala a passé son enfance séparée
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