Camara Laye (January 1, – February 4, ) was an African writer from Guinea. He was In Camara Laye’s third novel, Dramouss (A Dream of Africa), was published. In his fourth and final work, Le Maître de la parole. After Sekou Toure broke off diplomatic relations with France in , Laye left in Laye later made contradictory statements about when he wrote Dramouss. Dramouss by Laye Camara and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at

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Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. Both novels are among the earliest major works in Francophone African literature.

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This page was last edited on 24 Septemberat January 1, KouroussaFrench Guinea. The book won the Prix Charles Veillon in Inhe travelled to Paris to continue studying mechanics. French View all editions and formats Summary: Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that camars this item You may have already requested this item.

Remember me on this computer. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Camara Laye was born in Kouroussaa town in what was then the colony of French Guinea. Camara Laye later worked for the government of newly independent Guinea, but went into voluntary exile over political issues.

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