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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


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SeriesAfrican writers series, 88
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ3989.2 B4 P313
The Physical Object
Pagination4,219p.
Number of Pages4219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18463798M

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Editions for The Poor Christ of Bomba: (Unknown Binding published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover pu Cited by: Le pauvre Christ de Bomba. Beti's breakthrough success. Written as the journal of a young priest's assistant, the novel tells the story of a missionary in the s. The priest slowly realises the futility and pointlessness of attempting to convert Africans who, as he concludes, already worshipped God in their own way. The Poor Christ Of Bomba PDF Download Online, This is the best book with amazing the most comprehensive collection of books here. Enjoy the easiest way to have the most complete collection of books with compatible format of pdf,ebook, epub, mobi and kindle.   The Poor Christ of Bomba was an assigned reading in my college seminar class dealing with French colonialism in Africa last semester. I enjoyed it immensely-it was enjoyable yet educational. The narrator speaks with a refreshing and poignant naive honesty. Whether you are interested in colonialism in Africa or a good read, please pick this /5(8).