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Kaveena


Author : Boubacar Boris Diop
language : en
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Release Date : 2016-03-28


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This dark and suspenseful novel tells the story of a fictitious West African country caught in the grip of civil war. The dispassionate and deadpan narrator, Asante Kroma, is a former head of Secret Services and finds himself living with the corpse of the dictator, a man who once ruled his nation with an iron fist. Through a series of flashbacks and letters penned by the dictator, N’Zo Nikiema, readers discover the role of the French shadow leader, Pierre Castaneda, whose ongoing ambition to exploit the natural resources of the country knows no limits. As these powerful men use others as pawns in a violent real-life chess match, it is the murder of six-year-old Kaveena and her mother’s quest for vengeance that brings about a surprise reckoning.

Kaveena


Author : Boubacar Boris Diop
language : fr
Publisher: Philippe Rey
Release Date : 2013-01-03T00:00:00+01:00


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Lorsque le colonel Asante Kroma, chef de la police, entre dans une maison solitaire, il fait une découverte stupéfiante : devant lui vient de mourir le président N'Zo Nikiema, chef dÉtat en fuite. En prévision de sa chute, il avait fait construire un bunker sous l’atelier d’une jeune artiste-peintre, Mumbi Awele, qu’il rencontrait en secret. Était-elle sa maîtresse ? Une prostituée ? Leur liaison s’était bâtie autour d’un meurtre, celui de Kaveena, fillette de six ans. L’enfant de Mumbi. Le colonel décide de vivre quelques jours dans ce lieu étouffant. Peu à peu se dévoile à lui l’incroyable vérité sur le meurtre de Kaveena. Mais surtout sur les relations troubles entre Nikiema et le véritable homme fort du pays, le Français Pierre Castaneda. Porté par les tremblements de voix d’un narrateur d’autant plus émouvant qu’il ne sait guère où il va, Kaveena explore les grands maux dont souffre l’Afrique, livrée aux appétits insensés de politiciens violents, locaux et étrangers. Une Afrique représentée ici par le personnage de Mumbi, femme indomptable, contrainte d’offrir son corps tout en conservant une mystérieuse dignité.

I See You And I Know


Author : Sheila G. Bullock
language : en
Publisher: WestBow Press
Release Date : 2015-07-30


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What would you do if you knew someone was watching you twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year? Be prepared for an exciting journey as you venture into Psalm 139. You will never read it the same after reading this book.

Murambi


Author : Boubacar Boris Diop
language : en
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Release Date : 2006


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"[W]hat is true of Rwanda is true in each of us; we all share in Africa." —L'Harmattan "[This novel] comes closer than have many political scientists or historians to trying to understand why this small country... sank in such appalling violence." —Radio France International In April of 1994, nearly a million Rwandans were killed in what would prove to be one of the swiftest, most terrifying killing sprees of the 20th century. In Murambi, The Book of Bones, Boubacar Boris Diop comes face to face with the chilling horror and overwhelming sadness of the tragedy. Now, the power of Diop's acclaimed novel is available to English-speaking readers through Fiona Mc Laughlin's crisp translation. The novel recounts the story of a Rwandan history teacher, Cornelius Uvimana, who was living and working in Djibouti at the time of the massacre. He returns to Rwanda to try to comprehend the death of his family and to write a play about the events that took place there. As the novel unfolds, Cornelius begins to understand that it is only our humanity that will save us, and that as a writer, he must bear witness to the atrocities of the genocide. From the novel: "If only by the way people are walking, you can see that tension is mounting by the minute. I can feel it almost physically. Everyone is running or at least hurrying about. I meet more and more passersby who seem to be walking around in circles. There seems to be another light in their eyes. I think of the fathers who have to face the anguished eyes of their children and who can't tell them anything. For them, the country has become an immense trap in the space of just a few hours. Death is on the prowl. They can't even dream of defending themselves. Everything has been meticulously prepared for a long time: the administration, the army, and the [militia] are going to combine forces to kill, if possible, every last one of them."

Cultural Representations Of Massacre


Author : S. Parent
language : en
Publisher: Springer
Release Date : 2014-07-10


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In this book, Parent puts together a history of representations of the 1944 mutiny in Senegal. Combining firsthand analysis of the works and their intertextual interactions as well an external perspective, Parent engages with history, literature, film, poetics, and politics and highlights the importance of remembering the past.

Garbhadhan Sanskar


Author : SWAMI RAM CHARRAN
language : en
Publisher: Lulu.com
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Emotions In Transmigration


Author : Ann Brooks
language : en
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Release Date : 2012-10-17


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This book explores the intersection of emotions and migration in a number of case studies from across the United States, Europe and Southeast Asia, including the transmigration of female domestic workers, female workers in the service industries, transmigrant marriages, transmigrant workers in the entertainment industry and asylum seekers and refugees who have experienced violence. Migration is an intensely emotive event in people's everyday lives, yet the study of migration has, to date, overlooked this aspect - this book fills that gap. It brings the study of emotions together with the study of migration for the first time. The interrelationship of geographical and emotional spaces of nation, identity and emotions are examined as they intersect in a complex framing of a raft of emotions characterized by trauma, grief, guilt, love, violence and rage. Emotions in Transmigration provides theoretical analysis and empirical examples of the intersection of emotions and transmigration in relation to movement, transformation and identity in the context of the United States, Europe and Southeast Asia.