Xala (novel)

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Xala
Author Ousmane Sembène
Country Senegal
Language French
Publication date
1973
Published in English
1976
Media type Print

Xala is a 1973 novel by Ousmane Sembène. It is about El Hadji Abdou Kader Beye, a businessman who is struck by impotence on the night of his wedding to his third wife. It was adapted into a movie, also called Xala and directed by Sembene.

References[edit]

Xala at www.wmich.edu