Sudanese novels are on display at the Coulonne Public Library in France


(Menafun –Sudanow Magazine) Paris, France (Sudanow) –The Coulonne Public Library in France has decided to exhibit five Sudanese novels as part of its reading proposal.

Coulonne is one of the public libraries in Paris which is interested in Arabic literature.

According to the Sudanese News Agency (SUNA), the Sudanese novels offered are: Almutarjima (translator), Leila Aboulela, Juz Moulim Min Hikaya (painful part of the story), Amir Taj Alsir, Samahani, Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin, Alkhareef Yati Maa Safaa (autumn comes with safaa) by Amed Almak, Sanaa -Alqahira-Alkhartoum (Sana’a-Cairo-Khartoum) by Tasneem Taha.

Leila Abolera is a Sudanese writer living in Scotland. She has won several literary awards. His work has been translated into several languages.

His novel, The Translator, was named one of the New York Times centennial books to watch.

This is her first novel, published in 1999. The Translator tells the story of a splendid relationship between a young Sudanese Muslim widow who lives in Scotland without a son and a secular scholar in the Middle East in Scotland. This novel focuses on questions of faith, intercultural romance and Sudanese modernization.

Ameer Taj Alsir was born in Sudan in 1960. He is an internal medicine doctor in the Gulf Province of Qatar.

He publishes 24 books on fiction, biographies and poetry. His novel, The Larvae Hunter, was shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) in 2010. Translated into English and Italian. Her novel (366) was one of the Arab Novel Awards sponsored by Qatar in 2015.

His novel “Juz Moulim Min Hikaya” is the last work of his novel. It tells the life and psychology of a murderer with a mixture of realism and fantasy.

Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin was born in Sudan in 1963. He now lives in the Netherlands. His novel was banned and confiscated in Sudan, where the administration had collapsed. However, his creativity and the themes embodied in his fiction have become widely known to him. He has won several regional and international literary awards. His novel has been translated into several languages.

His novel, Le Jungo, stakes de la terre, won the Arab Literary Prize in 2020, awarded jointly by the Institut du monde arabe based in Paris in collaboration with the Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation, for a total amount of € 10,000. . is. This novel won the Tayeb Salih Novel Award in 2009. After that, it was banned in Sudan.

In 2013, the Institute of Advanced Arts in Salvden, Salvden, Austria, decided to include the German version of the novel by Sekin Mukhayyilat Alkhandarees in its program.

The French Ministry of National Education has also decided to include his novel “La Messe du Darfour” in the university learning program from 2022 to 2023.

The word Samahani, which gave the name of the 330-page novel, means forgiveness in Swahili, the language of East Africa, especially in the Unguja region of Tanzania, where this episode takes place. He talks about agriculture, its atrocities and the fight against monopoly policy.

Ahmed Almak is a Sudanese novelist born in 1967 and now living in the Netherlands. He has written several novels, all of which talk about freedom, human suffering, problems and the immersion of Arab humans, especially Sudanese who have long been involved in civil war, military coups and dictatorships. .. ..

Her novel “Autumn with Safari” is a critique of political affairs, military domination, abuse of power, management failure, and the lack of freedom and democracy.

Writer Tasneem Taha lives in Paris. His novel Sanaa-Cairo-Khartoum was published by Egyptian-Sudanese publishers and distributors after winning first place in the Ghilman Aladab (Young Writer) competition. It is a socially romantic novel about pressure, war and revolution, love, marriage, traditions and heritage.

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Sudanese novels are on display at the Coulonne Public Library in France


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