Acabei de ler o delicioso, divertido e suave livro Bom dia camaradas do autor angolano Ondjaki. Este não é o seu primeiro livro, mas é o primeiro de seus livros. Bom Dia Camaradas (Portuguese Edition) eBook: ONDJAKI: : Kindle Store. Buy Bom dia camaradas: Ein Roman aus Angola by Ondjaki, Claudia Stein ( ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free .

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Jun 19, Bjorn rated it really liked it Shelves: The pace, and odnjaki, make for an almost unsettlingly quick read, and it feels like material that could have been effectively expanded, but even as is it’s a warm, rich, worthwhile read. INALDp.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Nor does he question the privileges of his own family in comparison to the poverty of others in his class. Below the surface, Ondjaki touches on many issues that the young country and its people had to deal with. The narrative at first appears to be almost a stream of childish consciousness, Ndalu’s account undifferentiated as he reports on every- and anything.

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It’s full of innocent but damning descriptions of life under Soviet Camaradss, normalized through a child’s point of view so nothing seems overtly political, which I’d say makes it more effective. Paperbackpages. Ondjaki studied sociology at the University of Lisbonand wrote his thesis on Angolan writer Luandino Vieira.


What if we all had the gift of changing our bodies throughout our lives? The second comes as a surprise but has more lasting consequences as the Cold War suddenly ends, sending Angola into a period of rapid change a change that, it’s not mentioned in the novella but comes out in a post-script, does not go well and leads to a bloody civil war. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

Good Morning Comrades

No trivia or quizzes yet. Tragically, Africans were crippled with colonization, and have struggled with the afterward. After studying sociology, he now works on various cinema and film projects. Matabichar em Da, cuia! The Afterword provides a lot of good historical context about Angola’s history, as well as the various changes that were going on in the s. Ndalu de Almeida born is a writer from Angola, writing under the pen name Ondjaki.

This books has very well developed themes which make it a great book for discussion groups. But like a good poet, Ondjaki knows the value of language, how to tell a story simply, without the narrator realising just how many different layers there are to his story, how much of history echoes in his language. Ndalu’s family is clearly fairly well-to-do by the local standards, but are also used to omdjaki local privations, and Ndalu is stunned to learn that there’s no such thing as ration cards in Portugal to determine how much foodstuff and other essentials anyone can purchase.


Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Still, over time they develop a ondjaaki affection for them — without questioning why they are there in the first place — and when they like most other Cubans in the country at the time leave Angola they are sad to see them leave.

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I succumbed to its compelling beauty. Good Morning Comrades is set in Angola in the early 90s, among civil war and supposed post-colonialism spearheaded by the liberating comrades from Cuba and the Soviet Union, with roving gangs of bandits and political unrest. And that is why, to this day, in the Great Forest and even in the other forests, the Lion and the Rabbit are not great friends.

Apr 24, Friederike Knabe rated it really liked it Shelves: Retrieved 6 April If this is your frame of mind, then there is no better book than Good Morning Comrades for you. Lists with This Book. Views Read Edit View history. For some people the rain is blessing.

For others, it arrives without warning and with the force of tragedy.

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