To help you in your reading of “Gods Bits of Wood,” here are two pages that provide a summary and introduction to the novel.
You have already seen some of Ousmane’s work as a filmmaker in the selections from
“Camp de Thiaroye,” and you can find clips from several of his moves in Youtube. Here is a short video homage to him and his work:
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If any of you come across interesting online material about the novel or its author, please share them as a comment to this post.