Les Soleils des indépendances

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Les Soleils des indépendances
Country  Côte d'Ivoire
Language French
Genre Novel
Publisher Éditions de Seuil
Publication date
ISBN 2-02-001137-9

Les Soleils des indépendances is a first novel by Ivorian author Ahmadou Kourouma. It won the Grand prix littéraire d'Afrique noire in 1969.


The title is a play on words involving the meaning of the Maninka word "télé", which can mean "sun", but also "day", "era" or "period [of time]".


  • Les Soleils des indépendances, Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 1968