Aya de Yopougon (Aya, #1)
Publish date: November 17th 2005
Pages no: 112
Edition language: French
My rating of this one may not be reliable, as I have little experience with graphic novels. I'm calling it 3.5, because I enjoyed it well enough. This graphic novel is set in the urban Ivory Coast in the 1970s, following the (mis)adventures of three teenage girls from working-class families. Aya, ...
The book mentions this is about Aya. It isn't. Aya is just a minor character. The book is more about her friends Bintou and Adjoua. Which is a shame. I was looking forward to a story about a smart girl in Africa who is aiming to become doctor. What I got... well 2 girls who like to party, 1 ends up ...
Fantastically done! This novel is a charm of the Ivory Coast and you feel as if you are part of that culture---if only for the first segment. This book made me laugh so much because it reminded me of the stories my extended family use to tell when the girls would want to "sneak" out and go out danci...
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