THE DIVINE SONG, translated by David and Nicole Ball

: Waberi (A.)

R 525.00
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182pp., hardback, dw., First English Language Edition, Calcutta, 2020


First published in French as La divine chanson.

The life of a musician called Samuel Kamau-Williams - a character inspired  by African-American singer, composer and writer, Gil Scott-Heron - narrated by his Sufi cat, Paris.

Novelist, essayist, and poet Abdourahman A. Waberi is Professor of Francophone Literature at George Washington University. Born in Djibouti in 1965, he now lives in Washington, DC. His translated works include the short story collection The Land Without Shadows; the novels In The United States of AfricaPassage of Tears and Transit, and the poetry collections The Nomads, My Brothers, Go Out to Drink from the Big Dipper and Naming the Dawn.