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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.
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 6 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 9 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 9 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
"God's Bit of Wood" is Sembene Ousmane's third novel, that is based on the 1947-1948 railroad worker strike on the Dakar-Niger railway in French West Africa. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jimmy
In "God's Bits of Wood" Ousmane Sembene creates a stirring story of life in French Colonial West Africa. Read morePublished 13 months ago by USMCJAM