Ambiguous Adventure

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Heinemann, Jan 1, 1972 - Fiction - 178 pages
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Sambo Diallo is unable to identify with the soulless material civilization he finds in France, where he is sent to learn the secrets of the white man's power.
  

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Ending is a little choppy though. - Goodreads
I can buy into that premise. - Goodreads
I did not like the ending, but i wont divulge it. - Goodreads

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hmmmm my fisrt read in french. It was quite an interesting read. Read full review

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User Review  - Scot - Goodreads

This is a great read - both as historical/cultural documentation of the anti-colonial era in African politics, and as literature. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
13
Section 3
39
Section 4
82
Section 5
94
Section 6
118
Section 7
135
Section 8
145
Section 9
165
Section 10
171
Section 11
175
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About the author (1972)

CHEIKH HAMIDOU KANE was born in 1928 in Mataru in Senegal. Having started at a Koranic school he eventually went to read philosophy and law at the University of Paris before training as an administrator at the Ecole Nationale de la France d'Outre-Mer. He returned to Senegal in 1959 and has become in turn the Director of the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Governor of the Region of Thies and Commissioner of Planning in Mamadou Dia's government. He has worked for UNICEF in Lagos and Abidjan. L'Aventure Ambigue was published by Juillard in 1961 and won the 1962 Grand Prix Litteraire de l'Afrique Noir.

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