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ISBN-10: 1612190545

ISBN-13: 9781612190549

The celebrated vintage via a groundbreaking determine in African literature addresses a severe modern issue—the collision of Islamic African values and Western culture.

Hailed by way of Chinua Achebe as one of many maximum African novels ever written, this long-unavailable vintage tells the story of younger Samba Diallo, a religious student in a Koranic tuition in Senegal whose mom and dad ship him to Paris to review philosophy.

But unknown to Samba, it's a determined test by means of his mom and dad to raised comprehend the French colonial forces reworking their conventional lifestyle. in its place, for Samba, it kind of feels a thrilling event, and as soon as in France he excels at his new reviews and is extremely joyful through his new "marvelous comprehension and overall communion" with the Western world.

Soon, notwithstanding, he reveals himself torn among the materialistic secularism and isolation of French civilization and the deeper religious impacts of his place of birth. As Samba places it: "I became the two."

Written in a chic, lyrical prose, Ambiguous Adventure is a masterful expression of the immigrant adventure and the repercussions of colonialism, and a good paintings of literature in regards to the uneasy dating among Islamic Africa and the West—a courting extra vital at the present time than ever before.

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