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- DescriptionBroken Glass is a Congolese riff on European classics from the most notable Francophone African writer of his generation.
- Author BiographyAlain Mabanckou was born in 1966 in the Congo. He currently lives in California, where he teaches French literature at UCLA. One of Africa's major writers, he is the author of six volumes of poetry and six novels. He received the prestigious Prix Renaudot for Memoirs of a Porcupine. He was selected by the French journal Lire as one of the fifty writers to watch out for this coming century. He was awarded the Grand Prix de la Litterature in 2012 and in 2015 was listed as a finalist for the Man Booker International Prize.
- PrizesShort-listed for Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2010 (UK). Long-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2011 (UK).
- Author(s)Alain Mabanckou
- PublisherProfile Books Ltd
- Date of Publication05/05/2011
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintSerpent's Tail
- Weight150 g
- Width130 mm
- Height200 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Translated byHelen Stevenson
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
- Edition StatementMain
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