Books tagged: african literature

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Thoughts on a page
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
The poems in this collection cover a wide range of themes, but primarily focus on love, life, politics, youth awareness and an African homecoming.
Thoughts on a page
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
The poems in this collection cover a wide range of themes, but primarily focus on love, life, politics, youth awareness and an African homecoming.
A Gift for Yole
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by One Moore Book. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A Gift for Yole tells the story of young Kona, who is looking for a gift for her favorite friend Yole. Kona looks all over Monrovia with her mother to find a gift for her friend, who she is convinced will only like her gift if it is from America. Luckily during her exploration of the beautiful city, Kona realizes otherwise.
1 Peking
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by One Moore Book. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
1 Peking is a counting book about a young boy on the day of his 7th birthday picnic in a Monrovian park. Peking is a Liberian phrase that means “small boy.”
Dust on His Soul
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Price: $6.99 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.
The remains of the day.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kamau has just lost his job. He goes home, and for the first time in six years, he is the tender lover he has never been to his wife. When his wife goes to prepare him some food, he walks out and meets a drunken man. He kills the man, and then in anger and pity jump off a flat.
Bitterness (An African Novel from Zambia)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,190. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This is one of the most realistic and passionate contemporary novels (Julius Chongo Award 2006 for Best Creative Writing) about the life of young people in today's Africa, written by Malama Katulwende, a Zambian poet, novelist, and intellectual. It depicts the political struggle of Zambia's students, and the hope and despair of the book's main character.
Measure for Measure
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,320. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A dark mystery lurks on the horizon of modern South Africa
Beyond Southern Africa, A Story of the Fight for Freedom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,700. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Two young men—one Southern African, the other African American—go from humble beginnings to the center of Africa’s fight against colonialism, but one of them is being tracked by a killer.
No Bigger Mistake
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
They say law schools are for smart people - people who have good heads on their shoulders. Can they double as life schools? Where religion, culture and taboos loom over the supposedly good heads, it is hard to say. No Bigger Mistake is full of life’s mistakes.