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Dancing in the Glory of Monsters : The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa by Jason Stearns EN

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At the heart of Africa is Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal and unstaunchable war in which millions have died. And yet, despite its epic proportions, it has received little sustained media attention. In this deeply reported book, Jason Stearns vividly tells the story of this misunderstood conflict through the experiences of those who engineered and perpetrated it. He depicts village pastors who survived massacres, the child soldier assassin of President Kabila, a female Hutu activist who relives the hunting a... continue

Ngando : en andere verhalen

Ngando : en andere verhalen by Paul Lomami Tshibamba NL

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Literaire verhalen van de Congolese auteur met magisch realistische elementen.


Tram 83 by Fiston Mwanza Mujila EN

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Two friends, one a budding writer home from Europe, the other an ambitious racketeer, meet in the only nightclub, the Tram 83, in a war-torn city-state in secession, surrounded by profit-seekers of all languages and nationalities. Tram 83 plunges the reader into the modern African gold rush as cynical as it is comic and colorfully exotic, using jazz rhythms to weave a tale of human relationships in a world that has become a global village. Fiston Mwanza Mujila (b. 1981, Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo) is a poet, dramatist, and scholar. Tram 83 is his award-winning and raved-about deb... continue


Zonder Grenzen by Kristien Hemmerechts NL

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Country: Europe / Netherlands flag Netherlands
De echtscheiding van Petra en Victor scheurt het gezin letterlijk en figuurlijk in tweeën. Niet alleen de spullen worden onderling verdeeld, maar ook hun tweeling Emilia en Simon. Vader en zoon gaan samen met zijn nieuwe vrouw in Parijs wonen en Petra en Emilia wonen in Brussel. Wat betekenen de nieuwe grenzen binnen het gezin voor de familieleden? Hoe ontwikkelt de tweeling zich afzonderlijk van elkaar? In ‘Zonder Grenzen’ neemt Kristien Hemmerechts je mee in een verhaal over leegte, maar ook over verbintenis en ouder-kind relaties. Kristien Hemmerechts (1955) is een Vlaamse schrijfster van v... continue