Writer and poet Nii Ayikwei Parkes will talk about Alain Mabanckou’s latest novel to be published in English: The Death of Comrade President. Starting as a tender, wry portrait of an ordinary Congolese family, Alain Mabanckou quickly expands the scope of his story into a powerful examination of colonialism, decolonisation and dead ends of the African continent.
Reading in English by David Mildon:
Reading in French by David Mildon:
Related / Latest Publication:
|The Death of Comrade President, translated by Helen Stevenson (Serpent’s Tail, 2020)|