Le Vieux Nègre Et La Médaille by Ferdinand Oyono

"Le Vieux Nègre Et La Médaille" by Ferdinand Oyono is a thought-provoking novel set in colonial Africa, exploring the complexities of power dynamics and racial discrimination. The story follows the life of an elderly African man who, after receiving a medal from the French government for his loyalty during World War II, becomes disillusioned with the empty promises of equality and justice. Through vivid storytelling and poignant symbolism, the book sheds light on the harsh realities faced by African individuals under colonial rule.

The 3814th greatest book of all time


Published
1956
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
183
Words
Unknown
Original Language
French

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