Dramouss [Camara Laye] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. After Sekou Toure broke off diplomatic relations with France in , Laye left in Laye later made contradictory statements about when he wrote Dramouss. Il rappelle à l’enfant l’histoire de l’écrivain Camara Laye, son grand- père, et . l’ IFAN. C’est au cours de cette période qu’il rédigea Dramouss (), la suite de.

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Inhe travelled to Paris to continue studying mechanics. At that time the country was under French rule. Dec 09, Bob Newman rated it liked it.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Laye’s Dramouss A Dream of Africawas published in Paris inbreaking his twelve years long silence as a novelist.

This is a Mandinka name ; the family name is Camara and precedes the given names. He served a number of posts outside Ghana before returning to Conakry, where he worked for the Department of Economic Agreements, and was then appointed Director of National Institute of Research and Documentation. Trivia About A Dream of Africa. Books by Camara Laye.


I lzye a feeling that the camra could have been better, but we must put the main blame at the author’s door.

A Dream of Africa

Inhe travelled to Paris to continue studies in mechanics. Camara died in in Dakar, Senegal of a kidney infection. The Guinean student, Fatoman, returns to his country after six years in Paris. Melisa Kuester marked it as to-read Aug 14, Choose another writer in this calendar: In a prison Fatoman sees a dream in which a black lion brings peace to Guinea.

After being released inMarie considered her position in the family unacceptable, and divorced. Thanks for telling us about the problem. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Fakorede Raphael marked it as to-read Sep 27, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Letlhogonolo Tlhabano marked it as to-read Sep 02, During eramouss period he met Marie Lorifo, his childhood friend in L’enfant noirwhom he married later in The book won the Prix Charles Veillon in Success Pathway rated it it was amazing Jun 01, He attended vocational studies in motor mechanics.

The book won the Prix Charles Veillon in Laye was made the first ambassador to Ghana. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 13, Laye grew up in his grandmother’s compound in Tindican, an area of Kurussa, and was raised a Moslem. Abiola Irelein an article called “In Search of Camara Laye”, asserts that the claims are not “sufficiently grounded” to adequately justify that Laye did not author the mentioned work.


The Radiance of the King was described by Kwame Anthony Appiah as “one of the greatest of the African novels of the colonial period.

Camara Laye

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Boards Muibat marked it as to-read Oct 19, January 1, KouroussaFrench Guinea. When Fatoman pulls Fanta’s hair and she asks why he does it, the answer is indisputable: Retrieved from ” https: Thomas Lask in the New York Times saw that it was a “tender re-creation of African life, mysterious in detail but haunting and desirable in spirit.

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