Three Strong Women

Three Strong Women

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In this new novel, the first by a black woman ever to win the coveted Prix Goncourt, Marie NDiaye creates a luminous narrative triptych as harrowing as it is beautiful.

This is the story of three women who say no: Norah, a French-born lawyer who finds herself in Senegal, summoned by her estranged, tyrannical father to save another victim of his paternity; Fanta, who leaves a modest but contented life as a teacher in Dakar to follow her white boyfriend back to France,… (more)

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But these are minor quibbles in light of so compelling a novel - one that examines bravely and from both sides the collision of Europe and Africa (both as ideas and lived realities) and the significance this collision has had and continues to have on black and white lives.

“Three Strong Women” is the poised creation of a novelist unafraid to explore the extremes of human suffering.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (August 07, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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