Choga Regina Egbeme has managed to write a second book about her life in the harem and later the community in Nigeria. A third book has been written and published but I have not read that one. In this second book Choga is part of an all female community in the highlands near Jos (Plateau … Continue reading review DIE VERBOTENE OASE


As the subtitle says Choga grows up in a harem in Nigeria. The first years she lives in Lagos, the main city of Nigeria, where the main center of the harem is located. Her father is the leader of a religious community called ‘the family of the black Jesus’.   Her mother Lisa is a … Continue reading review HINTER GOLDENEN GITTERN

l’écrivain algérein boualem sansal

The Arab Spring is a season in the political life of many arab/islamic countries. When it be spring forever? Or will a fall follow this spring? Will it be possible to get a democratic system or will the democratic effects be eroded by other powers?  The Algerian writer Boualem Sansal is not optimistic about the … Continue reading l’écrivain algérein boualem sansal