An author from the Ivory Coast
writing in French
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Oklomin Kakou is a pseudonym and her real name is Viviane Kadio. She is a solicitor by profession and lives in Abidjan.
Okouossai ou mal de mèe [Okouossai or a yearning for motherhood]. Abidjan: CEDA, 1984. (188p.). ISBN 2 909238 07 5. Novel.
Valérie finds it increasingly intolerable that she is childless. She feels abandoned by her husband every time he leaves on business and, when left alone, she suffers even more. She consults the best specialists and, after several years, finally manages to become pregnant. She is dealt a brutal blow when a miscarriage puts an end to her pregnancy. She then becomes very depressed and to recover, she goes to Paris to stay with her sister-in-law.
The University of Western Australia/French
Created: 26 November 199
Archived: 19 December 2012