Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali
Retold by generations of griots-the guardians of African culture-this oral tradition has been handed down from thirteenth century and captures all the mystery and majesty of medieval African kingship. It is an epic tale-part history, part legend-which should rank alongside the 'Iliad' and the 'Odyssey' as one of the world's great adventure stories.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AlCracka - LibraryThing
Get the second edition! And watch the movie Keita: The Heritage of the Griot along with it. This is from some friend of Marieke's...good enough. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kayla-Marie - LibraryThing
I enjoyed some aspects of the book, such as the magic/folktales. I was most interested in the first half of the book, when Sogolon (Sundiata's mother) is first introduced and the sections that talked ... Read full review