Tram 83, the Congolese novel

Author Fiston Mwanza Mujila.Once in a while  the debut of a novelist causes a stir. This happened with the novel Tram 83 written by the Congolese writer Fiston Mwanza Mujila. The story is set in a bar, and in the bar we meet all kinds of people who are a comment on presentday society and how people come to be present in that situation. The story focuses on a poet named Lucien.

The book was written in French and is now published in English by Jacaranda Press.

Read an excerpt of this book here.

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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