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Ahmadou Kourouma

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Ahmadou Kourouma was born in the Ivory Coast in 1927. Hailed as one of the leading African writers in French, he died in 2003.

Books by Ahmadou Kourouma

Allah Is Not Obliged

An extraordinarily powerful and affecting novel of Africa's child-soldiers, by French Africa's pre-eminent novelist. In the tradition of CITY OF GOD.

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Waiting For The Wild Beasts To Vote

A magical, blackly funny tapestry of a book, which, through the rise and fall of its central character, the dictator of a small imaginary former French African colony, tells the story, bitter, painful and beautiful, of modern Africa.

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