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Ahmadou Kourouma

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Ahmadou Kourouma was born in the Ivory Coast in 1927. Hailed as one of the leading African writers in French, he died in 2003.

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Allah is Not Obliged

Written by Ahmadou Kourouma


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $14.00

Winner of the Prix Renadot

“Allah is not obliged to be fair about all the things he does here on earth.”

These are the words of the boy soldier Birahima in the final masterpiece by one of Africa’s most celebrated writers, Ahmadou Kourouma.

When ten-year-old Birahima’s mother dies, he leaves his native village... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Allah is Not Obliged

Written by Ahmadou Kourouma


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 1, 2011
Price: $9.99

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