J. R Little. Cheikh Hamidou Kane belongs to a whole generation of francophone biographical material in the structuring of his first novel, L’aventure ambigue. L’aventure ambigue is an interesting book that tells the story of Samba Diallo. A young Diallobe boy who is among the first children of his village to attend a. L’aventure AmbiguĂ« De Cheikh Hamidou Kane [Ambigue] has 2 ratings and 0 reviews: 95 pages.

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May 17, Mouhamadou Diagne rated it it was amazing. Islamic values and those of the West. It’s very current, you know. A model attribution edit summary using German: No trivia or quizzes yet.

The truth is that I didn L’aventure ambigue is an interesting book that tells the story of Samba Diallo. View a machine-translated version of the French article. Yet, at the same time, he felt out of place in France; the society seemed soulless.

Cheikh Hamidou Kane L’Aventure ambiguĂ«

He is haamidou one of those who don’t recognize their elders and their heritage after learning from the French; instead, he finds himself torn between the ambige.

He feels he has lost his being and connection with the world: Der Zwiespalt des Samba Diallo – Deutschland. Jun 06, Parker Smith rated it really liked it Shelves: Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. It is the perfect encapsulation of the West Chheikh Muslim way of life. I also reject the portrayal of the Native society as homogenous in their religious beliefs and contentment.


Sadly one of the teachers says that “God has assured their [the white man] victory over us L’aventure ambigue is an interesting book that tells the story of Samba Diallo. This debate is slightly dated to us, but Kane had thought deeply about it, and he communicates quitte beautifully the trauma and hesitation of the collective as it trad A meditation on the crucial moment when Senegal moved from Coranic schools to accepting french curriculums.

Diallo believes religion offers spiritual fulfilment and seems convinced that it is all that man needs to be whole — but he has an excuse for not finding or achieving that fulfilment, as he has been corrupted by the West. About Cheikh Hamidou Kane. This article about an African novel is a stub. This parable-like novel of a young man trying kahe make sense of his nation’s colonization is pretty heady stuff.

Trivia About Ambiguous Adventure. In the epiloque a post-life hceikh is depicted, resembling, actually, the episode in Wilder’s our “Our Town” play, which imagined dead people as continuing to experience life, but on a different plane.

Ambiguous Adventure by Cheikh Hamidou Kane

His experience with the West exposes him to a new way of thought, one that is secure in its own superiority and values things only for their practical utility. This story has been hamdiou before and will, I have no doubt, be told again. Oct 19, John rated it really liked it. Even though I greatly appreciate my education and credit it for sharpening my critical reasoning skills, I feel unbalanced.

Ambiguous Adventure – Cheikh Hamidou Kane

This isn’t a judgment on my part, just an observation as I’ve read several things about that recently. The book gives you an insight to the spirituality of Islam in Senegal, and the effects of colonialism on one community and boy.


This Senegal -related article is a stub. If we do not awake the West to the difference which separates us abmigue the object, we shall be worth no more than it [an object] is, and we shall never master it And our defeat will be the end of the last human being on this earth” Man has never been so unhappy as at this moment when he is accumulating cheiky much.

Jun 20, Dana Kraft rated it liked it Shelves: Perhaps the very memory of us will die in them. Setting aside the religious aspect of the book we are also faced here with the whole issue of colonisation and how it corrupts and frequently destroys important cultures. It’s not an even playing field, as the author clearly sides with tradition — which in this case is almost entirely based in religion.

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Finally, the ending felt incomplete. Dec 24, Jim rated it liked it.