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Mhalokong Jhaey ell rated it it was amazing Nov 20, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy.

King Lazarus: a novel – Mongo Beti – Google Books

Directly Le Guen left ,the chief summoned his brother ,telling him to send away all the palace wives. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. A favorite theme of Beti is the failure of colonial missionary efforts in Africa.

So please hunt down the translation by Peter Green, which is sure to be well done. Beti focuses on the clash between competing, misguided if not downright destructive co-conspirators: Vincentchuma rated it it was amazing Apr 06, Other editions – View all King Lazarus: Blog Statshits. Yes, there were several of these cultural clashes in times past. Pictorial dustwrapper, very lightly rubbed, pp.


King Lazarus by Mongo Beti

Among the Lost by Emiliano Monge tr. Mongo Beti was born in Yaounde, the capital of Cameroon, in An even more dangerous situation is produced when the Chief, against all expectation, very suddenly recovers-and the local Roman Catholic missionary, Le Guen, persuades him to renounce his tribal ways and adopt Christianity.

As his life has been one long round of eating, drinking, and nocturnal exercises among his twenty-three wives, this is not, kihg, altogether surprising.

Kinga rated it liked it Dec 20, Published January 1st by Heinemann Educational Books first published Sara added it May 18, A Novel Mongo Mlngo Snippet view – Have you read any books from Cameroon? It sounds like it would be really interesting to read this and Camara Laye and compare them.

King Lazarus: A Novel – Mongo Beti – Google Books

Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Thanks Keelly hope you do this is easily available second hand all the best stu. The year is Brian Joseph Mar 29, Theresia Tange marked it as to-read Jan 01, Sign up to receive offers and updates: This book seems out of print which is a shame but old African writer copies seem easily available online.

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Heinemann- Africa – pages. Like its predecessor, Mission to KalaMongo Beti’s new novel King Lazarus centres round lasarus changing customs and mores of a Bantu tribe under French administration.

Account Options Sign in. References to this book African Affairs, Volumes Monvo preview available – Lisa Hill Mar 29, The Poor Christ of Bombahis best-known work, is written as a diary.

King Lazarus

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Sign In Register Help Cart. Winstonsdads reads of winstonsdad. Beeti 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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