Changó, The Biggest Badass by Manuel Zapata Olivella

This novel is a vibrant tapestry of African heritage and the diasporic experience, weaving together the rich history, mythology, and spirituality of the African continent with the brutal realities of slavery in the Americas. It follows the life of Changó, a powerful African king and deity in the Yoruba religion, who embodies strength, passion, and the struggle for justice. Through his journey, the narrative explores themes of resistance, cultural identity, and the enduring spirit of African people as they navigate and influence the New World, all while maintaining a connection to their ancestral roots and traditions.

The 6752nd greatest book of all time


Published
1983
Nationality
Colombian
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Spanish

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