Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Né le 21 juillet en Guinée, Tierno Monénembo s’est exilé en au Sénégal puis en Côte d’Ivoire avant de gagner. French title: Le roi de Kahel; Translated by Nicholas Elliott; Awarded the historical figure — Aimé Olivier de Sanderval () — and that. Request PDF on ResearchGate | Hospitality in Le Roi de Kahel(The King of Kahel) by Tierno Monénembo: from Pullo identity construction to.

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Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. He lived in Fouta, or rather Fouta lived in him. He develops a great affinity for Africa while never shedding the imperialist culture he comes from. Fiction, Internet resource Document Type: This book goes further back in history to deliver a fictionalized version of the exploits of 19th-century French adventurer Olivier d Sanderval, whose personal ambitions were at least partly to blame lw France’s colonization of what is modern-day Guinea.

The King of Kahel by Tierno Monénembo

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. As one person puts it: French View all editions and formats Summary: Dec 05, Bob Newman rated it really liked it. Beginning with his education and temperament, everything had prepared him to live for the passions of his time – ideas, science, and the great expeditions.


At first, the unusual style of dialogue put me off. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Nov 15, Tony rated it liked it Shelves: Sep 30, Maya Panika rated it it was ok. Jul 05, K’s Bognoter rated it liked it Shelves: Very tongue-in-cheek view of franco-colonialsim. Paperbackpages. Based on a true storymost of the characters really existedthe dialogues and details have been created by the author who describes the land in a most colorful and appealing way.

Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Lists with This Book. He was determined to be a King.

Sep 23, Karen rated it really liked it Shelves: Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of kaheo reviewers.

Citations are based on reference standards. This w I received Le Mot Juste: Sep 02, Val marked it as to-read Shelves: His dream of Afircan riches get closer and closer, as he manipulates the warring princes Into giving him land and title. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Jan 22, Claire Vo rated it it was ok. James rated it it was amazing Jun 01, Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. They are beautiful, but that immediacy and unalterable fact of their appearance robs the reader of an opportunity to imagine what they might look like. He believed that he could win over the Kingdom Fouta Djallon Central Guinea by enlightenment, not by fighting, and he was convinced if he could become one of the Fulas, they would make him a King.


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Vivid depiction of the intersection of cultures leading to war. I’m always on the lookout for new fiction from Africa, so when I saw this translation of a Guinean book was available I snapped it up. The E-mail Address es field is required.

Le roi de Kahel

This was more than a bond, ls was fusion; more than a connection, a mystical communion! Would have liked this book much more if the narrator didn’t sloppily make himself so apparent every few pages or so. The name field is required.