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- Maryse Condé
- 03 October 2019 Maryse Condé
Paperback ë Segu Epub ´ segu pdf, SeguSegu ePUBThe year is , and the kingdom of Segu is flourishing, fed by the wealth of its noblemen and the power of its warriors The people of Segu, the Bambara, are guided by their griots and priests their lives are ruled by the elements But even their soothsayers can only hint at the changes to come, for the battle of the soul of Africa has begun From the east comes a new religion, Islam, and from the West, the slave trade Segu follows the life of Dousika Traore, the king s most trusted advisor, and his four sons, whose fates embody the forces tearing at the fabric of the nation There is Tiekoro, who renounces his people s religion and embraces Islam Siga, who defends tradition, but becomes a merchant Naba, who is kidnapped by slave traders and Malobali, who becomes a mercenary and halfhearted ChristianBased on actual events, Segu transports the reader to a fascinating time in history, capturing the earthy spirituality, religious fervor, and violent nature of a people and a growing nation trying to cope with jihads, national rivalries, IGNOU M.Com Study Material, IGNOU Books, Free Download racism, amid the vagaries of commerce.