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Mount Pleasant In Cameroon In 1931, Sara Is Taken From Her Family And Brought To Mount Pleasant As A Gift For Sultan Njoya, The Bamum Leader Cast Into Exile By French Colonialists Just Nine Years Old And On The Verge Of Becoming One Of The Sultan S Hundreds Of Wives, Sara S Story Takes An Unexpected Turn When She Is Recognized By Bertha, The Slave In Charge Of Training Njoya S Brides, As Nebu, The Son She Lost Tragically Years Before In Sara S New Life As A Boy She Bears Witness To The World Of Sultan Njoya A Magical Yet Declining Place Of Artistic And Intellectual Minds And Hears The Story Of The Sultan S Last Days In The Palace Of All Dreams And Of The Sad Fate Of Nebu, The Greatest Artist Their Culture Had Seen.Seven Decades Later, A Student Returns Home To Cameroon To Research The Place It Once Was, And She Finds Sara, Silent For Decades, Ready To Tell Her Story In Her Serpentine Tale, A Lost Kingdom Lives Again In The Compromised Intersection Between Flawed Memory, Tangled Fiction, And Faintly Discernible Truth In This Telling, History Is Invented Anew And Transformed A Man Awakens From A Coma To Find The Animal Kingdom Dancing A Waltz A Spirit Haunts A Cocoa Plantation And A Sculptor Re Creates His Lost Love In A Work Of Art That Challenges The Boundary Between Truth And The Ideal The Award Winning Novelist Patrice Nganang S Lyrical And Majestic Mount Pleasant Is A Resurrection Of The World Of Early Twentieth Century Cameroon And An Elegy For The Men And Women Swept Up In The Forces Of Colonization. [PDF / Epub] ❤ Book Lover ✅ Jennifer Kaufman – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Sara Is Taken From Her Family And Brought To Mount Pleasant As A Gift For Sultan Njoya PDF / Epub ★ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector Author Delores Fossen – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk The Bamum Leader Cast Into Exile By French Colonialists Just Nine Years Old And On The Verge Of Becoming One Of The Sultan S Hundreds Of Wives Read ✓ Kholodovs Last Mistress By Kate Hewitt – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Sara S Story Takes An Unexpected Turn When She Is Recognized By Bertha [Télécharger] ➶ Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) Par Carole Mortimer – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk The Slave In Charge Of Training Njoya S Brides [ KINDLE ] ❃ If the Stiletto Fits... Author Wendy Etherington – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk As Nebu !!> Download ➽ What Phoebe Wants (Harlequin Flipside, ➽ Author Cindi Myers – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk The Son She Lost Tragically Years Before In Sara S New Life As A Boy She Bears Witness To The World Of Sultan Njoya A Magical Yet Declining Place Of Artistic And Intellectual Minds And Hears The Story Of The Sultan S Last Days In The Palace Of All Dreams And Of The Sad Fate Of Nebu [[ Download ]] ➻ Ruthlessly Royal (Self-Made Millionaires Author Robyn Donald – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk The Greatest Artist Their Culture Had Seen.Seven Decades Later !!> Epub ➜ An Amish Family Christmas ➛ Author Marta Perry – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk A Student Returns Home To Cameroon To Research The Place It Once Was [ PDF / Epub ] ☃ Interrupted Lullaby Author Dana R. Lynn – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk And She Finds Sara [Ebook] ↠ Gift-Wrapped Governess Author Sophia James – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Silent For Decades ➛ Vows of Revenge free download ➠ Author Dani Collins – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Ready To Tell Her Story In Her Serpentine Tale !!> Download ➼ Not a Fairy Tale ➾ Author Romy Sommer – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk A Lost Kingdom Lives Again In The Compromised Intersection Between Flawed Memory [EPUB] ✼ The Midwife and the Single Dad ❁ Gill Sanderson – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Tangled Fiction [Epub] ➛ Small-Town Billionaire ➜ Renee Andrews – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk And Faintly Discernible Truth In This Telling ✤ A Convenient Marriage Download ➸ Author Maggie Cox – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk History Is Invented Anew And Transformed A Man Awakens From A Coma To Find The Animal Kingdom Dancing A Waltz A Spirit Haunts A Cocoa Plantation And A Sculptor Re Creates His Lost Love In A Work Of Art That Challenges The Boundary Between Truth And The Ideal The Award Winning Novelist Patrice Nganang S Lyrical And Majestic Mount Pleasant Is A Resurrection Of The World Of Early Twentieth Century Cameroon And An Elegy For The Men And Women Swept Up In The Forces Of Colonization.


10 thoughts on “Mount Pleasant

  1. says:

    This is different sort of novel about colonialism and culture than I ve read before Rather than focusing on what happened in a literal sense, this story circles around the early impacts of German, British, and French colonialism in what would become Cameroon By focusing on the stories of Sara and Nebu, I got a different view of the rather nonsensical way that colonialism forced its way into the lives of ordinary people who were


  2. says:

    A student goes to Cameroon and interviews 95 year old Sara who tells her story of almost becoming the sultan s 681st wife at the tender age of nine years old, when Bertha, the wife trainer, transforms her into a boy to replace her dead son Fr...


  3. says:

    Too confusing to be totally enjoyable Firstly the shift of perspective were rather random I understand that they were telling past stories and there d be bits of conversations between current characters but did that really have to be inserted in the middle of the stories There were at lea...


  4. says:

    There are books that are inevitably going to be polarizing to their readers, not for their content, but rather for their style Mount Pleasant is one such book, complicated by the fact that it is about a time and place colonial era Cameroon not familiar to most Western readers Therefore, it takeseffort than most modern consumers of fiction are used to expending on trying to comprehend and appreciate the novels they read, but I for


  5. says:

    DNF at about 40% The plot device wherein we hear the main character s story through a narrative being told to another person in this case, the first person narrator of the book does not work in print It just doesn t In movies it can be an appropriate plot device because the filmmaker can actually transport you rather than having you watch one person tell another person a story Titanic is the best example I can think of at the momen


  6. says:

    Very ambitious novel about a particular era in Cameroon s history told by a old woman who as a child, lived in the Sultan s court It sSalman Rushdie than James Michener history by way fables, gossip and old wives tales literally For me, it fell apart a...


  7. says:

    I didn t finish it I didn t think it was well written.


  8. says:

    I feel guilty saying I read this book because I only got about 35% through I had to give up because I felt like I was plowing through it just to make it to the end, but not retaining anything There is some really lovely writing in here, interesting storytelling with a lot of magical realism, and some interesting history about Cameroon But for some reason the narrative just did not propel me forward, and I lost interest in the characte


  9. says:

    I began with the same enthusiasm I try to apply to any book I read I must admit I was not able to finish it I just couldn t absorb any of the details necessary to enjoy a book The writing just wasn t enjoyable I felt as though I read for hours and had zero recall of what I read, which is...


  10. says:

    thoughts coming shortly


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