ISBN 9789956792351
Pages 86
Dimensions 203 x 127mm
Published 2015
Publisher Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon
Format Paperback

Ex absurdo sequitur quodlibet

by Nerisha Yanee Dewoo, Moshumee Teena Dewoo

Usually shunned, condemned or narcotised as quickly as acknowledged, the absurd remains nevertheless a large part of reality. Loyal to their poetic pen, Teena and Yanee Dewoo choose to embrace and transcribe a fragment thereof in this book, in the manner in which it coloured their own thoughts or materialised around them in the past year in Mauritius – as zealous objection to human existence as defined by Science or Religion, and consequently, as a sort of de-stigmatisation of psychosis.

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“Ex absurdo sequitur quodlibet is a fantastic trip from beginning to end. Grippingly powerful, you’ll be taken on emotional highs and lows, their (her) words guiding you softly through. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself coming back for more, again and again.”

Giulio De Candia, Poet, AAA School of Advertising, South Africa

About the Authors

Nerisha Yanee Dewoo

Nerisha Yanee Dewoo was born in Mauritius in 1991. She is the second child of Jeannine and Sumangal. Criticized at a very young age because she speaks French instead of Creole, she decides, as she grows up, to explore both languages. She begins to write, moving between cultures, immersed in two different worlds and various Mauritian stories.

Moshumee Teena Dewoo

Moshumee Teena Dewoo was born a child of Surinam in Mauritius, on a 23rd December. She grew up in between a mountain and the beach, running the fields and climbing trees, and her head in books, and learning of things that her parents and grandparents thought best she knew. Her life would forever be influenced by a combatant grandfather, a baptised grandmother, a teaching mother and a Hindu father, all descendants of migrants constantly seeking to define themselves and the world around them through words…

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