Publish date: August 1st 1997
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
Considering that Xala was written in the 1970s, it is a surprisingly frank discussion of male & female societal, marital, & sexual relationships in the days of post-colonial Senegal (which gained independence in 1960). It's a dark satire, a harsh parable that shows the clash between old, traditional...