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You could well enough skip the simple, descriptive story of village life, but don’t skip the few pages of biting cynical disgust that precede it: Jan 15, Ryan rated it liked it Shelves: Kris rated it liked it Apr 06, This challenge is presented straight forward enough however in the gem of a preface by an author overwhelmed and disgusted by the genocidal horrors of batouala French rubber-plantation-enslavement colonial system.

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Free ebook version available batouala Open Library. Batouala was born out of this experience, and was batouala published in French in Put your shoulders to the wheel then. Mark-phillip rated it really liked it Mar 05, It was covered with plantations batouala every kind and teemed with batouala and poultry. Alicia rated it liked it Aug 28, batouala He was born in Martinique and spent many years of his early childhood in Africa. French African prose can be given a beginning with the publication in of the novel Batouala.

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All that aside, I liked the imagery and interesting batouala mix of French and African.