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New York Review Books

English - 316 pages - ISBN-10: 0940322587 - ISBN-13: 9780940322585

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At the beginning of this masterpiece of African literature, Clarence, a white man, has been shipwrecked on the coast of Africa. Flush with self-importance, he demands to see the king, but the king has just left for the south of his realm. Traveling through an increasingly phantasmagoric landscape in the company of a beggar and two roguish boys, Clarence is gradually stripped of his pretensions, until he is sold to the royal harem as a slave. But in the end Clarence&’s bewildering journey is the occasion of a revelation, as he discovers the image, both shameful and beautiful, of his own humanity in the alien splendor of the king

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Samantha Tremblay

This is one of the best books that I have read so far in my life. You won't be disappointed.

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Ryan Mercado

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