Search Results: "Ahmadou Kourouma"


BOOK REVIEW

MONNEW by Ahmadou Kourouma
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 1993

Ivory Coast-born Kourouma (The Suns of Independence, 1982) brilliantly indicts both colonial and independent Africa for their monnew—insults, outrages, humiliations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALLAH IS NOT OBLIGED by Ahmadou Kourouma
Released: May 8, 2007

"As eye-catching as graffiti, but lacking the emotional power of Uzodinma Iweala's Beasts of No Nation (2006)."
This fourth and final novel by the acclaimed Ivoirian (1927-2003), published in France in 2000, combines an invented child-soldier's story with that of a gallery of real warlords. Read full book review >