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I would recommend the novel to anyone for an interesting read.
Given the hightened awareness of the plight of Africans today this novel gives a great insight into the history and background of their deprivation and poverty.
If an author can write an educational yet entertaining book then they are amazing.
Sometimes foreign books in translation leave me cold, and sometimes I enjoy them although they're quite different from the novels I'm used to reading, and it's hard to tell in... Read morePublished 3 days ago by E. Smiley
One of the best books I have ever read. The introduction of Bakayoko totally changed the game. The struggle of the workers vs the regime represents the Africa we live in today.Published 4 days ago by Austine Machel
This is clearly Sembene's best book and has become a classic in post colonial literature. The novel is based on a historic event when Senegal was a French colony, and the railroad... Read morePublished 7 months ago by david dornan
Book is wonderful, but the print on this particular edition is absurdly small. I hear LASIK helps, but ain't nobody got time for thatPublished 10 months ago by Seth R
Quality is not bad. It's not brand new, but everything was clean. Nothing ripped or written in. It's a good product for it's price.Published 10 months ago by Rachael Wang
Sembene Ousmane's book God's Bits of Wood may not come across as an easy read for many people. Despite this, his work is still an excellent piece which describes the cultural... Read morePublished 13 months ago by wbryant