A Season in Rihata In Rihata a small sleepy backwater town in a fictitious African state a couple and their family struggle to come to terms with each other against a background of political maneuvering and upheaval M

  • Title: A Season in Rihata
  • Author: Maryse Condé Richard Philcox
  • ISBN: 9780435988326
  • Page: 335
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  • In Rihata, a small sleepy backwater town in a fictitious African state, a couple and their family struggle to come to terms with each other against a background of political maneuvering and upheaval Marie Helene, far from her native home in Guadeloupe, lives unhappily with her African husband, Zek Their uneasy existence is further disturbed by the arrival of Zek s brotheIn Rihata, a small sleepy backwater town in a fictitious African state, a couple and their family struggle to come to terms with each other against a background of political maneuvering and upheaval Marie Helene, far from her native home in Guadeloupe, lives unhappily with her African husband, Zek Their uneasy existence is further disturbed by the arrival of Zek s brother Madou, now Minister for Rural Development, on an official visit to Rihata Murky events from the past resurface and send ripples through their lives This portrait of an African community torn between progress and tradition and subject to the whims of a dictatorship unfolds through a subtle web of personal relationships A Season in Rihata is a novel of political power, exile, grief, and loneliness.

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      Maryse Cond is a Guadeloupean, French language author of historical fiction, best known for her novel Segu Maryse Cond was born as Maryse Boucolon at Pointe Pitre, Guadeloupe, the youngest of eight children In 1953, her parents sent her to study at Lyc e F nelon and Sorbonne in Paris, where she majored in English In 1959, she married Mamadou Cond , an Guinean actor After graduating, she taught in Guinea, Ghana, and Senegal In 1981, she divorced, but the following year married Richard Philcox, English language translator of most of her novels.Cond s novels explore racial, gender, and cultural issues in a variety of historical eras and locales, including the Salem witch trials in I, Tituba Black Witch of Salem and the 19th century Bambara Empire of Mali in Segu.In addition to her writings, Cond had a distinguished academic career In 2004 she retired from Columbia University as Professor Emeritus of French She had previously taught at the University of California, Berkeley, UCLA, the Sorbonne, The University of Virginia, and the University of Nanterre.In March 2007, Cond was the keynote speaker at Franklin College Switzerland s Caribbean Unbound III conference, in Lugano, Switzerland.



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    1. Zek and his Guadeloupean wife Marie-Hélène live in a small fictitious town of Rihata, with their six children and another due any day. Neither are happy, Zek has never been able to get over the feeling of being looked down on by his father, even though he is long dead, resentful of his brother Madou, who found favour without having to do anything.Influenced by a father who made no pretence of his preferences, Madou had soon considered Zek as a person of limited ability and in all ways inferior [...]

    2. Sattumalöytö kirjastosta. Tarinassa ministeriksi kohonnut Madu palaa hetkellisesti veljensä luokse Rihata-nimiseen uneliaaseen kaupunkiin kuvitteellisessa afrikkalaisessa maassa. Veljesten välillä on selvittämättömiä ristiriitoja, ei vähiten liittyen vanhemman veljen Zekin viimeisillään raskaana olevaan vaimoon Marie-Hélèneen. Taustalla kuohuu diktatuurissa elävä maa sissiliikkeineen ja korruptioineen. Tarina on sinänsä sujuva, mutta en päässyt kunnolla sen imuun. Kirjan vika [...]

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