About 2 1/2  years ago I wrote on this blog a small note in Dutch on a fabulous book on Congo, written by a Flemish author, David van Reybrouck. I enjoyed the book very much, even though part of it is a very sad story indeed.  The author was able to write in a very … Continue reading CONGO

review CONGO

Let me start with writing this: I am impressed. he Belgian writer David van Reybrouck wrote a heavy book and he collect already many prizes for this publication. He writes the history of Congo, and he starts at the bottom of society, a history from a bottom-up perpspective, as opposite the top-down approach, in which … Continue reading review CONGO