Evelyne MPOUDI NGOLE|
An author from Cameroon
writing in French
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Evelyne Mpoudi Ngolé (or Ngollé) is a "professeur de lettres". She has occupied the positions of chief monitor, and then deputy head, of a grammar school. She is currently a French teaching inspector (1991). Evelyne Sono Epoh Mpoudi Ngolé comes from Mbo and she was born in 1953 in Yaoundé. Her father was a civil servant. She went to the Nkongsamba state school, the 'lycée' for young ladies in Douala and the universities of Yaoundé and Bordeaux, where she obtained a doctorate in French language and literature. She is currently living in Yaoundé (end of 1991).
Sous la cendre le feu [There is no smoke without fire]. Paris: L'Harmattan, 1990. (207p.). ISBN 2 7384 0634 3. Novel.
"Tell me, mummy...is it true that you've gone mad?" asks Mina's daughter. In this way the long process towards the cause of her pain begins, a journey which delves into the depths of her memory and into her subconscious, in search of a reality which she refuses to face: the fact that her husband is raping his own daughter.
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