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Chronicle of the Seven Sorrows free pdf "Chronicle of the Seven Sorrows" traces the rise and fall of Pipi Soleil, "king of the wheelbarrow" at the vegetable market of Fort-de-France, in a tale as lively and magical as the marketplace itself. In a Martinique where creatures from folklore walk the land and cultural traditions cling tenuously to life, Patrick Chamoiseau's characters confront the crippling heritage of colonialism and the overwhelming advance of modernization with touching dignity, hilarious resourcefulness, and truly courageous joie de vivre.

About Patrick Chamoiseau

Patrick Chamoiseau's novel "Texaco" won the Prix Goncourt in 1992. Linda Coverdale's many translations include Chamoiseau's "School Days" (Nebraska 1997), his "Creole Folktales," and Jorge Semprun's "Literature or Life," winner of the 1997 French-American Foundation Translation Prize. Playwright, critic, essayist, and novelist Edouard Glissant is the author of "The Fourth Century" (Nebraska 2001).

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Author : Patrick Chamoiseau
Publisher : University of Nebraska Press
Data Published : 01 May 2003
ISBN : 0803264267
EAN : 9780803264267
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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