Overview:Segu - Penguin Modern Classics - 'Maryse Conde is an extraordinary storyteller who brings the history of an African kingdom alive as vividly as if it existed today. . .This is a great novel: unputdownable and unforgettable' Bernardine EvaristoWinner of the Alternative Nobel Prize for Literature 2018The bestselling epic novel of family, treachery, rivalry, religious fervour and the turbulent fate of a royal African dynasty It is 1797 and the African kingdom of Segu, born of blood and violence, is at the height of its power. Yet Dousika Traore, the king's most trusted advisor, feels nothing but dread. Change is coming. From the East, a new religion, Islam. From the West, the slave trade. These forces will tear his country, his village and the lives of his beloved sons apart, in Maryse Conde's glittering epic.'Rich and colorful and glorious. It sprawls overcontinents and centuries to find its way into the reader's heart' - Maya Angelou'A stunning reaffirmation of Africa and its peoples... It's a starburst' - John A. Williams
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725735-9780241293515. It was written by the following authors: Maryse Conde, Barbara Bray. Book Segu - Penguin Modern Classics, which can be read online, published by the company: Penguin Books Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Fiction. The book was published on 2017-04-06 00:00:00. It has 512 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 351 g. File for download Segu - Penguin Modern Classics has PDF format and is called segu-penguin-modern-classics.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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