By Tierno Monénembo
Tierno Monenembo's The King of Kahel was once initially released in France in 2008 and used to be the winner of the French literary prize, the prix Renaudot, that is presented to the writer of an exceptional unique novel. Loosely in accordance with the lifetime of Olivier de Sanderval, a guy who journeyed to Guinea to construct an empire by way of conquering the adverse area of Fouta Djallon, the ebook exposes how Sanderval braves all risks to construct a railway that would carry smooth civilization to Africa.
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