Books tagged: african fiction

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An Unproductive Woman
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Price: Free! Words: 112,690. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After ten years of marriage, Asabe and Adam remain childless. Fueled by desperation and a long held secret, Adam marries a second wife. This decision acts as the catalyst to change no one could have predicted. Read An Unproductive Woman to learn what secrets Adam has withheld that would explain his unreasonable longing and pursuit of a son at all costs.
Imagine This
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 95,810. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Imagine This is the story of a young girl’s journey from childhood to adulthood. Lola Ogunwole leaves all that is familiar behind in London and is sent to live in a village in Nigeria. Dogged by events she has no control over Lola’s journal is a compelling story about one girl’s resilience against the odds, which culminates in the bittersweet fulfilment of a long held desire.
Forbidden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210,520. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Forbidden is set on the French-Creole island of Saint Helen in a society whose past is rooted in the horrors of slavery, and where social status is determined by the colour of your skin. Christian Joseph, a mulatto born out of wedlock, discovers his father has left his plantation to Christian’s mother. This causes controversy and turmoil in the lives of all those associated with the estate.
Dust on His Soul
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
King Kamaliza
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
King Kamaliza takes power in an African country, Kai, through a military coup. He soon weaves around himself a complex story based on fiction and superstition. Then he goes on to preside over an over reactive, oppressive system of government where only his cronies can get up. Soon however, he is confronted with a dilemma that tests his beliefs …
The Blue Train To Heaven
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Series: Short Reads ยท Wes Writers and Publishers. Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story by Harvey captures the enigmatic relationship of two brothers from Ghana. Listen in as Elijah tells his story to a Reporter who has come for a story on an elaborate burial coffin. Humor, irony, and bitterness all intermingled in this short piece. The people of Ghana are known for their elaborate coffins. Check it out on Google as you read The Blue Train to Heaven. Bonus Story
The Forest of the Almighty
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
The author – Chamakhe Maurieni, in this book uses allegories in painting a picture of the world society, using a plot of the past. This book(The Forest of the Almighty) is revolutionary in theme, dual-faceted in form, enthralling in contents, prodigiously philosophical in dialectics, didactic in aim and aesthetically sensuous in style.
Camp 44
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story about love and war.It explores an African man's struggle to retain his deep affections and convictions in a time of war. The story is told within a setting of war, where violence tries the human spirit.
Nobel Prize Winner
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
This captivating story is about two men, a son and his father who shrewdly participate in the socio-political affairs of the nation often emerging tops. Each of them has mastered the ropes of the game, through practice and persistence, even in the hardest of circumstances. One of them is eventually awarded the highest honor on earth, the Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution to the society..
The Echo of a Troubled Soul
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,890. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
A tale of family and friendship that also deals with the consequences of grief, pain, sorrow and loss. A story of redemption on the journey of recovery. Following a spate of tragedies, Tom is left alone. Rescuing Tom from his descent into self-destruction brings Larry, Jane and Nora together. What they do not realise is that they each hold the key to unanswered questions in their own lives too.