Fata'abu: The Voice of God

 
9789820203594: Fata'abu: The Voice of God

This novel, based on historical events in Solomon Islands tells the story of a strong people,mindful of their roles in society. Set in the past era, the action encompasses tribal celebrations and disagreements. The characters are young and old, male and female, chiefly and commoner, strong and weak. Rich in cultural description, this novel provides an enjoyable way to learn about Solomon Islands' material culture as well as its ceremonies and customs. Moving toward the present, this novel sheds light on inside perspectives of labour conscription and migration and later world war. Magic, negotiation, political action, an prayer are different ways of dealing with impinging external forces. This novel has a bit of everything and will appeal to readers of all ages.

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Sam Lidimani Alasia
Published by Institute of Pacific Studies (2003)
ISBN 10: 9820203597 ISBN 13: 9789820203594
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Book Description Institute of Pacific Studies, 2003. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 160 p. Includes illustrations. This novel, based on historical events in Solomon Islands tells the story of a strong people, mindful of their roles in society. Set in the past era, the action encompasses tribal celebrations and disagreements. The characters are young and old, male and female, chiefly and commoner, strong and weak. Rich in cultural description, this novel provides an enjoyable way to learn about Solomon Islands' material culture as well as its ceremonies and customs. Moving toward the present, this novel sheds light on inside perspectives of labour conscription and migration and later world war. Magic, negotiation, political action, an prayer are different ways of dealing with impinging external forces. This novel has a bit of everything and will appeal to readers of all ages. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # ABE.0021078

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