Audio book "Afrika erzählt": Patrice Nganang - Hundezeiten
On four CDs, Roman Knika reads the novel by Patrice Nganang from Cameroon. The stage and film actor slips into the role of Mbudjak, the pub dog. His provocative reading is full of deeper meaning. German Audio Book Award 2008.
Mbudjak is a dog who reports unbelievable stories through his place under the table of a pub in the hustle and bustle of the people in Yaoundé. From his point of view he creates a vital image of today's African cities.
Patrice Nganang (born 1970 in Cameroon), author and literary critic, with "Hundezeiten" created a monument for the people from the slums of his birthplace, Youndé. The novel is the second in a trilogy which focus is the question: "What is the human being?". Awarded with the Prix Littéraire Marguerite Yourcenar in 2001 and with the Grand Prix Littéraire de l´Afrique noire 2002.
"A multicolor, detailed picture of living conditions and aspirations in the poor districts of his native city of Yaoundé."
total run time: approx. 246 minutes
in German language
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