The German King

Set in 1914 at the start of World War I, The German King is the incredible true story of Rudolf Douala Manga Bell; a Cameroonian Prince who was raised in Germany. After his father’s death he returns home to Cameroon to become King. However once back home in Africa, he learns that his people are being oppressed and killed under Kaiser Wilhelm II’s tyrannical colonial rule. He realizes the only way to put an end to his nation’s suffering, is to lead his people in a rebellion against the Kaiser; a man he once considered his brother and best friend.

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Pauley Perrette, Adetokumboh M’Cormack, Constance Ejuma, Hanna Sturwold


Adetokumboh M’Cormack

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Adetokumboh M’Cormack, Scottie Thompson , Constance Ejuma, Raphael Corkhill, Markus Jorgensen


Adetokumboh M’Cormack

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Author's Lounge - Auburn Avenue Research Library

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101 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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