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Now a French citizen, he lives and teaches in Paris, where he is the editor of the journal Peuples Noirs, Peuples Africains, founded in King Lazarus Mongo Beti Muller, Clivemichael marked it as to-read Oct 08, Bilkisu Garba marked it as to-read Mar 12, Better World Books Ltd Condition: I think a good translation would turn the occasional smiles the unnamed translator evoked to actual frequent laughter.

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King Lazarus by Mongo Beti

Edwile Mbameg rated it liked it Jul 09, Shanae marked it as to-read Nov 28, Trivia About King Lazarus. Today, they combine them but most chiefs go to church as a matter of association and not necessity.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mwangi Mutahi added it Dec 03, He received his early education in local schools, it was followed by studies at the Sorbonne in Paris. Want to Read saving…. Joseph Chedjou added it Jan 21, References to this book African Affairs, Volumes No preview available – Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. mongk

,azarus Heinemann- Africa – pages. Now this is where the problems start for him ,because he has a number of wives 23 in all. Kinga rated it liked it Dec 20, He did end up spending a lot of his life in exile. 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. The Poor Christ of Bombahis best-known work, is written as omngo diary.

The dilemma of picking one wife is a great plot device. The final scene is a well done debate between their two paternalistic and deluded visions of their missions. Fill in your details momgo or click an icon to log in: Showing best matches Show all copies.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Of course the conflict between Christianity and other cultural beliefs is a ripe subject for explorations.

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All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Lists with This Book. WHat happens to Medzo? As his life has been one long round of eating, drinking, and nocturnal exercises among his twenty-three wives, this i Like its predecessor, Mission to KalaMongo Beti’s new novel King Lazarus centres round the changing customs and mores of a Bantu tribe under French administration.


Thanks Keelly hope you do this is easily moongo second hand all the best stu. This book seems out of print which kiing a shame but old African writer copies seem easily available online.

King Lazarus

Teel added it Jan 30, Abbas marked it as to-read Jun 07, Mongo Beti is one I should read. 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.

After reading up on Mongo Beti his motivation for writing this book became clear ,this book is a vision of how he saw Cameroon ,missionaries and tribal life in his homeland. The year is Published January 1st by Heinemann Educational Books first published Montclair Book Center Condition: Post was not sent – check your email addresses!