Praise for the lights of pointe noire the authors real achievement is to capture a universal experience one ever more common in the age of mass migration what it means to come home after a long absence . The lights of pointe noire is a thoughtful lyrical meditation on homecoming that artfully explores the paradoxes of a narrator torn between his new life and the roots of his childhood and a worthy addition to a rewarding body of work. The lights of pointe noire was selected for an english pen award and in 2015 mabanckou was listed as a finalist for the man booker international prize reviews this is a beautiful book the past hauntingly re entered the present truthfully faced and the translation rises gorgeously to the challenge. The lights of pointe noire is a fascinating memoir of mabanckous journey back to his home country of the republic of congo after 25 years living abroad in france and america. The lights of pointe noire paperback 50 out of 5 stars 1 customer review see all formats and editions hide other formats and editions price new from used from paperback please retry 1460 600 314 paperback 1460 12 used from
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