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By Tierno Monénembo

Tierno Monenembo's The King of Kahel was once initially released in France in 2008 and was once the winner of the French literary prize, the prix Renaudot, that is presented to the writer of a great unique novel.  Loosely in line with the lifetime of Olivier de Sanderval, a guy who journeyed to Guinea to construct an empire by way of conquering the antagonistic area of Fouta Djallon, the e-book exposes how Sanderval braves all hazards to construct a railway that may deliver sleek civilization to Africa. 

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And Mrs. Bruno Olivier de Sanderval for graciously opening their archives to me. Mr. Rov’H Morgère, Mr. Philippe Abriol, and the entire staff of the Archives départementales de Caen for their warm reception and availability. My headmaster, Djibril Tamsir Niane, for giving me the idea for this book, and Professor Ismaël Barry for providing invaluable information. The Centre National du Livre for its equally invaluable grant. ” He touched his hot ears and his trembling back, then cast an imploring glance at the gentle little monster who had just chastised him.

First published in English in 2010 by AmazonCrossing. Cover design by Ben Gibson Map illustration by Dave Stevenson Author photo by Getty Images Translator photo by Sophia Chai For Jean-Louis Langeron. In memoriam Alpha Ibrahima Sow and Saïdou Kane. ” OLIVIER DE SANDERVAL CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGMENTS { PART ONE } { PART TWO } { PART THREE } { EPILOGUE } ABOUT THE AUTHOR ABOUT THE TRANSLATOR ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I WOULD LIKE TO THANK Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Olivier de Sanderval for graciously opening their archives to me.

Exactly that taste for History, my British friend. Europe is blasé. This is where History has a chance to start fresh. ” “I wonder if I did well to meet you, Monsieur Olivier. ” No, he was not trying to mock anyone, nor to show off. He was as serious as could be. He swallowed hard and took a deep breath to regain his countenance. He looked at the consul like an exasperated tutor and began to speak. For more than a half hour, he told the Englishman what he had tried to explain to Marseille’s top brass on dozens of occasions: Europe’s genes were worn thin by two thousand years of formulas and cathedrals and it was up to him to pass on the torch handed down from Athens and Rome.

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