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Angèle Ntyugwetondo Rawiri


Angèle Ntyugwetondo Rawiri born 29 April 1954 is a Gabonese novelist.

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Created: 15th May 2008
Modified: 1st Jan 1970
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Angele returned to Gabon in 1979, working as a translator and interpreter, and writing her first novel, G'amarakano. The story of the clash between a young girl's desire for material goods and the older generation's traditional values, it was published in 1983. Her second novel, Elonga (1986) was about a young metis' encounter with fetishism upon his return to his mother's country. Fureur et cris et femmes appeared in 1989. She published her first works under the name Ntyugwetondo Rawiri.
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Angèle Ntyugwetondo Rawiri
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Date of Birth: Apr/29/1954
Gender: female
Interests: Art, Culture, Religion
Place of Origin: Gabon
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. Angèle studied at Alès in France, earned a bac from the Vanves girls' college, then a second bac, in English translation, from the Institute Lentonnet. She then lived in London for two years, where she played small roles in James Bond films and modelled for fashion magazines.

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