Books by Johary Ravaloson (1)

Return to the Enchanted Island

Return to the Enchanted Island by Johary Ravaloson EN

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Country: Africa / Madagascar flag Madagascar
In this exhilarating prize-winning novel--only the second to be published in English from Madagascar--a young man comes of age amidst the enchanted origin myths of his island country. Named after the first man at the creation of the world in Malagasy mythology, Ietsy Razak was raised to perpetuate the glory of his namesake and expected to be as illuminated as his Great Ancestor. But in the chaos of modernity, his young life is marked only by restlessness, maddening insomnia, and an adolescent apathy. When an unexpected tragedy ships him off to a boarding school in France, his trip to the big c... continue
Recommended: 10 Dec 2022

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