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Houseboy
Houseboy
Author: Ferdinand Oyono
ISBN-13: 9780435900298
ISBN-10: 0435900293
Publication Date: 10/24/1966
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Publisher: Heinemann
Book Type: Paperback
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Houseboy is written in the form of a diary kept by the Cameroonian houseboy Toundi, an innocent, fascinated and awed by the white world. . . . Both very funny and inexpressibly sad . . . Mr. Oyono's sophisticated wit stings like a mosquito and he underwrites his story with real craftsmanship." Eve Burgess
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This book is written in a form of diary by Toundi, a Cameroon houseboy. Toundi studies the world of his masters, and the result is a sad, and sometimes amuzing account of his life.