Tag: Congo Brazzaville

  • Lumiéres de Pointe-Noire by Alain Mabanckou

    Lumiéres de Pointe-Noire by Alain Mabanckou

    Author is mostly known for Alain Mabanckou (born 24 February 1966) is a novelist, journalist, poet, and academic, a French citizen born in the Republic of the Congo; He is best known for his novels and non-fiction writing depicting the experience of contemporary Africa and the African Diaspora in France. Among the best known and most…

  • Broken glass by Alain Mabanckou

    Broken glass by Alain Mabanckou

    I have to admit that I discovered Alain Mabanckou only this year, 2013! He has been writing since the 80s, so I don’t really understand how I had never heard of him.  Plus, he is amongst the best known and most successful writers in the French language. And…I am francophone! ouch…. So much for being  a so-called…