Review of THE PHILOSOPHY OF DESERT METAPHORES IN IBRAHIM AL-KONI


Just over two years ago I read The Bleeding of the Stone by the Libyan writer Ibrahim al-Koni. I do admit that I read a translation for I do not read nor understand Arabic. And Arabic is the language al-Koni (1948) uses in his writing, eventhough only at the age of 12 did he start learning … Continue reading Review of THE PHILOSOPHY OF DESERT METAPHORES IN IBRAHIM AL-KONI

IM LAND DER VERSCHLEIERTEN MÄNNER


Peter Fuchs is an ethnologist and Africanist from Austria.  In the years 1978 – 1994 he was professor of Ethnology at the university at Göttingen. He specialized in the Sahara-area and did fieldwork for many years. This present book is the result of one of his first periods of fieldwork. He travelled, accompanied with two … Continue reading IM LAND DER VERSCHLEIERTEN MÄNNER