Literature: Sebhat Gebre-Egziabher

Sugarcane remembers Ethiopian writer and pioneer Sebhat Gebre-Egziabher. Sebhat Gebre-Egziabher was a flambyant writer that was known for championing a more naturalistic style of writing in Amharic. He had a large following for his newspaper columns and his interest in French literature led to him living in Paris and writing a novel Letoom Aynegalign in French and English. Below is an interview with him from 2009.

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