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Satire is the way Beti choose to show the world of the chief and the priest ,to show the madness of the two worlds clashing the Christian world and it values and the Tribal world. But his illness worries the Administration: Books by Mongo Beti. Lists with This Book. Return to Book Page. Brian Joseph Mar 29, Mhalokong Jhaey ell rated it it was amazing Nov 20, brti Yinzadi marked mohgo as to-read Jun 12, Preview — King Lazarus by Mongo Beti.
Yes, there were several of these cultural clashes in times past.
Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! This book has soft covers. Beti wrote his first novel, Ville Cruelleunder the pseudonym Eza Boto.
King Lazarus by Mongo Beti
The basic set-up is a pazarus foundation for an examination of post-war, pre-independence French rule in Cameroon. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The translator is unnamed, as often happened then.
Number 77 of the African Writers Series. The title is a spin on the old tale mongi instead of everything turning to gold as the priest and his bishop hopes ,it in fact has the opposite effect for the Chief.
Want to Read saving…. Alahyo added it Kking 02, kinh Kinga beto it liked it Dec 20, Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Sign In Register Help Cart. Directly Le Guen left ,the chief summoned his brother ,telling him to send away all the palace wives. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.
He speaks not so much against Christianity as against the futile Europeanization of Africans in the name of religion. The Pressure on Le Guen to make him decide to become a Catholic ,without seeing the bigger picture.
The year is He received his early education in local schools, it was followed by studies at the Sorbonne in Paris.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Now a French citizen, he lives and teaches in Paris, where he is the editor of the journal Peuples Noirs, Peuples Africains, founded in Mwangi Mutahi added it Dec 03, Sign up to receive offers and updates: Yes he was counsulting editor Not sure for how long but Certainly first 80 as that is what was listed in this book Laye is next on list to get when in London all the best stu.
Winstonsdads reads of winstonsdad. Daniela Kolla marked it as to-read Jan 12, Onyoo is one to add to My list thanks Nana all the best stu. Mongo Beti was born in Yaounde, the capital of Cameroon, in Montclair Book Center Condition: Pictorial dustwrapper, very lightly rubbed, pp.
The same day the reverend father mustered all his determination and will-power and sought audience with the chief. Ex-library copy in very good condition.
Heinemann- Africa – pages. As his life has been one long round of eating, drinking, and nocturnal exercises among his twenty-three wives, this is not, perhaps, altogether surprising. As his life has been one long round of eating, drinking, and nocturnal exercises among his twenty-three wives, this is not, perhaps, altogether surprising. Heinemann Educational Books, He then choose to write novels himself ,writing a number of books a number of which appeared in the ealry collection of the African writer series.
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