Kaydara is Kumen's peer in the Amadou Hampâté Bâ Anthology.
And critics have praised the two masterpieces. Thus, Daniel Whitman (1988) has extolled the haunting beauty of the former, whereas Hubert Deschamps (1962) has underscored the striking biblical poetry of the latter.
— T.S. Bah.
A.H. Bâ interviewed by D. Whitman. Abidjan, Feb. 25, 1979.