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Agatha Moudio's Son

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Published (first published January 1st 1987)
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Jim Fonseca
Feb 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
A story of tensions between old ways and new in an African village. Even in the 1960’s, when this story was written, times were changing. The main character, a young fisherman, is a wrestler and the strongest boy in the village. He helps the village chief stand up to white men who come every weekend to the jungle near the village to shoot monkeys. The village leaders do manage to get some compensation, but the young man serves two weeks in jail. But his courage attracts the attention of the most ...more
Dora Okeyo
Apr 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I have often heard that every writer has a unique style of writing and in Africa, the main role or writers is not only to depict life as it is, or could be but to do so without losing touch of culture and the people's beliefs and that's exactly what Francis Bebey does in this book.
The story follows a man, La Loi, who loves Agatha, the girl everyone deems a prostitute and he in time marries her and makes her his wife-but with all this his first wife, Fanny, has a child with his best friend-at suc
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