Blue White Red has ratings and 11 reviews. Friederike said: Brilliant early work of Alain Mabanckou only now translated into English. Written / Alain Mabanckou is the author of several prize-winning novels, including Mémoires de porc-épic (Memoirs of a Porcupine). Blue White Red is. Alain Mabanckou’s Broken Glass was first published in France under for his book Bleu-blanc-rouge and critical acclaim for African Psycho.

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No, Moki oruge I bear no physical resemblance. Customer Reviews Comments There are currently no reviews Write a review on this title. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

They all slammed the door in his face. Waiting around is a bad sign. I still hadn’t figured out that he’s the one who made the arrangements to get me into France. Roman French Edition Paperback. mabanckuo

Blue White Red by Alain Mabanckou

It was a national duty. His hidebound workers would not work for credit. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: In the beginning, there was the name, Moki.


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A shadow is nothing in and of itself. Each individual who pesters Broken Glass to tell his or her story has been born again from an old mabankou full of middle-class banality, having passed through absurd hardship into sordid conditions in this haven of the spectacularly fallen.

Massala-Massala decides to emigrate to Paris, and with the help of his father, his uncle and Moki, he manages to get a visa and passport, and travels by air to Paris with his idol.

Write a customer review. Moki’s father was one of the latter.

The population in the neighborhood grew tenfold. He tipped them everyday. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The outcome of this conference included a plan for a new organization rougw the French colonies in black Africa. Alas, after a few years, squeezed dry by their considerable sacrifices of money and food, they gave in and asked their children to go back to the fields on the double to work with them.


His modest height was however largely offset by a headstrong and stubborn b,eu and a serious, sepulchral voice.

He was the one who created me. Scrape the dirt, look for tracks, dust them off and set them aside so I can put things back in their place. I won’t summon his name.

Blue White Red

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Dundy’s translation is excellent. Oct 25, Maya rated it really liked it. Purple Iris rated it really liked it Jul roge, Erin rated it really liked it Dec 04, For the moment all I see is Moki.

He was not the least bit satisfied. These workers were simultaneously carpenters, architects, cabinet makers, iron workers, plumbers, and well-diggers.

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