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King Lazarus: a novel – Mongo Beti – Google Books

Clivemichael marked it as to-read Oct 08, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Heinemann- Africa – pages. Like its predecessor, Mission to KalaMongo Beti’s new novel King Lazarus centres round the changing customs and mores of a Bantu tribe under French administration. He did end up spending a lot of his life in exile.


King Lazarus

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A favorite theme of Beti is the failure of colonial missionary efforts in Africa.

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Paperback,octavo, pp. Return to Book Page. But his illness worries the Administration: Sign In Register Help Cart. The final scene is a ebti done debate between their two paternalistic and deluded visions of their missions.

King Lazarus by Mongo Beti

You are commenting using your WordPress. Rae marked it as to-read Dec 27, Already the most attractive women in the place. Share Print Tweet Email. Ervin marked it as to-read Feb 18, Ndoh Meme marked it kibg to-read Apr 02, Brian Joseph Mar 29, No trivia or quizzes yet. Sibanda Lovemore marked it as to-read Mar 14, Other editions – View all King Lazarus: An even more dangerous situation is produced when the Chief, against all expectation, very suddenly recovers-and the local Roman Catholic missionary, Le Guen, persuades him to renounce his tribal ways and adopt Christianity.

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The Pressure on Le Guen to make him decide to become a Catholic ,without seeing the bigger picture. Books by Mongo Beti. Owner’s inscription on the front free endpaper.

King Lazarus: A Novel – Mongo Beti – Google Books

Pictorial dustwrapper, very lightly rubbed, pp. After reading up on Mongo Beti his motivation for writing this book became clear ,this book is a vision yb how he saw Cameroon ,missionaries and tribal life in his homeland. Dathorne New York U. The Poor Christ of Bombahis best-known work, is written as a diary. This review reminds me that my coverage of Africa is weak.

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