Com rated it liked it Aug 10, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He left Guinea for Senegal in because of political issues, never returning to his home country. Later chapters are spent on harvest and coming-of-age rituals. Jan 07, Elise rated it it was amazing Shelves:
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The Dark Child
The BBC was right when it called it subtle. The setting makes Laye's life interesting because it is unique and simultaneously underscores universal themes of home, family, and growing up.
It shows the simple life of a dark child living in the great plain of Guinea. This book, famara the earlier part of his life in the French Gambia is simply amazing.
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As has been said, Camara Laye is truly an artist who "cares for words" and the message. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? More summaries and resources for teaching or studying The Dark Child. Camara Laye wrote it in while studying in France, and you can feel the nostalgia for his homeland.
Now turning to the alye we have this from the BBC: The book won the Prix Charles Veillon in AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. His novel The Radiance of the King Le Regard du roi is considered to be one of his most important works.
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We see him as a boy in the villages of his father and grandmother. He is miserable and homesick, but after a summer vacation at home he is ready to return to school and resume his studies. Jul 02, Nanette rated it really liked it. Success Pathway rated it it was amazing Jun 01, Alfred Ernest Jones Translator.
At school, he makes friends and develops an interest in girls. So sad that I still don't know much about what happened from the time he went to France for further education, but Im going to find out.
Sweet Love at Bayside Sweet with Heat: Jul 13, Edcleide Silva added it. However, he knows early in his life that he will not cgild a laborer. No trivia or quizzes yet.
I loved how the author was so close to his family and culture. Customers who bought this item also bought.
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