An author from Benin
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Adelaide H. Edith Bignon Fassinou (married name, Allagbada), was born on the 15th of September 1955 in Porto-Novo, Benin. In 1986 she graduated in contemporary literature and became a French teacher. In subsequent years, she taught in various secondary schools and colleges. After further studies and research at the National University of Benin, Adelaide was granted a DEA in Stylistics. In 1999, she became the officer in charge of evaluations at the National Institute for Training and Research in Education and in 2005, was working as Benin General Secretary for UNESCO.
Le Rêve brisé. [The Shattered Dream]. Paris: L'Harmattan, (Collection Encres Noires no 194), 2000. (130 p.). ISBN: 2 7384 909. Novel.
Yémi ou le miracle de l'amour. [Yémi or the magic of love]. Cotonou: Editions du Flamboyant 2001. (141p.). ISBN: 9 991941 04 5. Novel.
Toute une vie ne suffirait pas pour en parler. [A lifetime would not be enough to tell the story]. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2002. (194p.). Short stories.
Enfant d'autrui, fille de personne. [Another's child, no one's daughter]. Cotonou: Editions du Flamboyant, 2003. (172p.). ISBN: 99919 41 39 8. Novel.
Jeté en pâture. [Thrown to the lions]. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2005. (228p.). ISBN: 2 7475 8718 5. Novel.
Florent Couao-Zotti (coordinator). La petite fille des eaux. Bertoua/Cameroun: Editions Ndzé: 2006. (96p.). ISBN: 2-9114-6412-5. Novel.
[One story written by 10 different authors : Florent Couao-Zotti (Ch. 1), Agnès Adjaho (Ch. 2), Gisèle Hountondji (Ch. 3), Gniré Dafia (Ch. 4), Hodonou Eglosseh (Ch. 5), Anita Mariano (Ch. 6), Mireille Ahondoukpe (Ch. 7), Venance Mahougnon Sinsin (Ch. 8), Mahougnon Kakpo (Ch. 9), Adélaïde Fassinou-Allagbada (Ch. 10)] [Preface by Camille Amouro].
Papa je ne suis pas ta femme. Cotonou: Star Editions, 2010. (152p.). Novel.
La Sainte ni touche. Libreville: Editions Odette Maganga, 2011. (220p.). ISBN: 978-2-919487-18-9. Novel.
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Created: 15 July 2003
Modified: 07 October 2102
Archived: 28 November 2013