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Antoine Abel


Antoine Abel was born in 1934 in Anse Boileau on Mahé Island. His family were peasants, descended from African slaves. He studied to be a teacher and spent most of his career teaching at the Seychelles Teacher Training College. He wrote poetry and fiction and was known as the Father of Seychelles Literature. He died in 2004.

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1969 Coco sec [Dry Coconut]
1969 Paille en queue
1977 Une tortue se rappelle
1977 Contes et poèmes des Seychelle
1981 Contes des Seychelles
1982 Mon tann en Leokri