Behold the Dreamers

Behold the Dreamers


Imbolo Mbue

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Strong Kanda Term Analysis

A kind of fish that is a commonly sold commodity at Cameroonian street markets. In Jende’s dream about the doublers, he notices that the singing gamblers are not positioned near the women who sell strong kanda, as they usually are.
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Strong Kanda Term Timeline in Behold the Dreamers

The timeline below shows where the term Strong Kanda appears in Behold the Dreamers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 26
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...who wear agbadas and beat djembe drums and usually position themselves near the women selling strong kanda , are no longer there. Bosco says that although he doesn’t like the singing gamblers,... (full context)