Angèle Ntyugwetondo RAWIRI|
An author from Gabon
writing in French
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Angèle Ntyugwetondo Rawiri was born in Port-Gentil. Her father, George Rawiri, was a high-ranking civil servant and her mother died while she was still only a child. She spent two years in London after finishing school in France and returned to Gabon where she worked as a translator/interpreter for the National Petroleum Company in Gabon. At present (1995) she lives in France with her family.
Angèle Ntyugwetondo Rawiri passed away in 2010. See M. Bonnenfant's email
Elonga. Paris: Silex, 1986. (261p.). ISBN 2 903871 72 8. Novel.
Igowo is a young teacher who, after spending his early years in Spain where his father had emigrated, he returns to Africa to settle down and meets up with his mother's family again. Soon after his arrival in Elonga, Igowo marries Ziza, the manager of a fashion house, and the young couple quickly make a new circle of friends. However, a cloud lies over their future when they find themselves threatened by the malevolence of the sorcerers.
G'amèrakano: au carrefour [G'amèrakano: at the crossroads].  Paris: Silex, 1988 (188p.). ISBN 287693 021 8. Novel.
Toula works in an office in a job without prospects and lives in a very poor area of town. In order to escape such a miserable existence, she decides to copy those girls whose pictures she sees on the covers of magazines and decides to find herself a rich man who will keep her. Her mother and her friend Ekata support her in this plan, but money and success do not always bring happiness.
Fureurs et cris de femmes. Paris: L'Harmattan, 1989. (175p.). ISBN 2 7384 0250 X. Novel.
Emilienne has worked her way to the top in her professional life, but her success seems worthless when she is faced with her husband's infidelities, her mother-in-law's constant harassment and her daughter's murder. In spite of all this, she manages to pull herself from the brink of madness and to start a new life for herself.
The University of Western Australia/French
Created: 25 December 1995
Last updated: 01 December 2010
Archived: 27 November 2013