Le Pauvre Christ De Bomba by Mongo Beti

"Le Pauvre Christ De Bomba" is a satirical novel set in colonial Cameroon, highlighting the cultural clash between the indigenous people and the French colonizers. The story follows the life of a young boy named Christophe, who is sent to a Catholic mission school and becomes the subject of ridicule due to his poverty and African heritage. Through Christophe's experiences, the author exposes the hypocrisy and injustices of the colonial system, shedding light on the destructive effects of colonization on African society.

The 3814th greatest book of all time


Published
1956
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
French

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