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6 popular guinean books
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around Africa Challenge" were written by authors from Guinea. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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Céroe, no eres un cualquiera by Williams Sassine ES

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Country: Africa / Guinea flag Guinea
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Desde la muerte del PDG, aquí todo el mundo se ha vuelto importante. Los guineanos que vuelven llegan haciendo el gesto de la victoria, pero si hemos de creer a los que hicieron su agosto con el antiguo régimen, vuestro tirano ha muerto gracias a ellos. Son todos unos ceros a la izquierda dándoselas de héroes. Pobres africanos. Sois todos unos céroes, un cruce de ceros y héroes. Vamos, hermano. El sucio blanco colonialista va a invitarte a una copa. Os creéis independientes, pero en mi hotel no aceptan vuestra moneda. Os creéis libres, pero vuestros verdugos se pasean por todas partes. Os creé... continue

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Kleiner Bruder : Die Geschichte meiner Suche by Ibrahima Balde, Amets Arzallus DE

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Country: Africa / Guinea flag Guinea
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Als sein kleiner Bruder verschwindet und alles darauf hindeutet, dass er die gefährliche Reise nach Europa angetreten hat, macht sich Ibrahima auf die Suche. Und erfährt am eigenen Leib, was der Traum von einem Leben in Europa für so viele junge Männer in Afrika bedeutet: Unsicherheit, Gewalt, Ausbeutung, Einsamkeit, Verzweiflung. Ibrahima wird geschlagen, erniedrigt, verkauft, doch zur gleichen Zeit erlebt er den Zusammenhalt, die Hoffnung und die felsenfeste Zuversicht einer Schicksalsgemeinschaft, und schafft es schließlich nach Spanien, wo er seine eigene Stimme f... continue

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L'enfant noir by Camara Laye FR

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Country: Africa / Guinea flag Guinea
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Décryptez L’Enfant noir de Camara Laye avec l’analyse du PetitLitteraire.fr ! Que faut-il retenir de L’Enfant noir, le roman autobiographique fondateur de la littérature africaine contemporaine ? Retrouvez tout ce que vous devez savoir sur cette œuvre dans une analyse complète et détaillée. Vous trouverez notamment dans cette fiche : • Un résumé complet • Une présentation des personnages principaux tels que Camara Laye, son père et sa mère • Une analyse des spécificités de l’œuvre : le genre autobiographique et ses caractéristiques, les difficultés de l'autobiographie et les fonctions de celle... continue

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Sunjata : het beroemdste epos van Afrika : zoals verteld in Kela

Sunjata : het beroemdste epos van Afrika : zoals verteld in Kela by as told by the Griot in Guinea NL

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Country: Africa / Guinea flag Guinea
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Navertelling van het beroemdste West-Afrikaanse heldenepos.

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The Dark Child by Laye Camara, James Kirkup EN

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Country: Africa / Guinea flag Guinea
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The Dark Child is a vivid and graceful memoir of Camara Laye's youth in the village of Kouroussa, French Guinea, a place steeped in mystery. Laye marvels over his mother's supernatural powers, his father's distinction as the village goldsmith, and his own passage into manhood, which is marked by animistic beliefs and bloody rituals. Eventually, he must choose between this unique place and the academic success that lures him to distant cities. More than autobiography of one boy, this is the universal story of sacred traditions struggling against the encroachment of a modern world. A passionate ... continue

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The King of Kahel by Tierno Monénembo, Nicholas Elliott EN

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Country: Africa / Guinea flag Guinea
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The story is loosely inspired by the life of Olivier de Sanderval, who, intent on becoming an explorer for most of his life, finally set sale for Africa in 1879 after turning 40. As Monenembo tells it, once there he recruits a crew of Senegalese infantrymen and travels to Fouta Djallon, a land he desperately wants to rule. He learns local customs that will aid him in his quest to govern. During the following years of conquests and re-conquests, Sanderval never loses his taste for European luxury and moves between Africa and France, where he publishes books on his experience and struggles to co... continue


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