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The Travail of Dieudonne (Paperback) Loot Price: R459
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The Travail of Dieudonne (Paperback): Francis B. Nyamnjoh
The Travail of Dieudonne (Paperback): Francis B. Nyamnjoh

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The Travail of Dieudonne (Paperback)

Francis B. Nyamnjoh; Edited by Joseph L Brockington

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Dieudonnes life is spun from the threads of one of Africa's grand moral dilemmas, in which personal responsibility is intertwined with the social catharsis occasioned by ambitions of dominance and ever diminishing circles. We encounter Dieudonne at the tail end of his service as 'houseboy' to the Toubaabys, a patronising expatriate couple. In the company of a lively assortment of characters and luring music at the Grand Canari Bar, Dieudonne recounts his life. As he peels layer after layer of his vicissitudes, he depicts the everyday resilience of the African on a continent caught in the web of predatory forces. Yet, this enchanting failure also celebrates the infinite capacity of the African to find happiness and challenge victimhood.

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Imprint: East African Educational Publishers
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2008
First published: August 2008
Authors: Francis B. Nyamnjoh
Editors: Joseph L Brockington
Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 172
ISBN-13: 978-9966-25-557-0
Barcode: 9789966255570
Categories: Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
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LSN: 9966-25-557-5

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