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The Elders' Wisdom
Price: Free! Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
The Elders' Wisdom is a collection of hundreds of the most powerful Liberian Parables along with their meanings. The author gives some in depth explanations in some places to make understanding these parables easy for those that are unfamiliar to Liberian culture.
Proverbs From Liberia
Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
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Proverbs are a huge part of our oral tradition. In fact, whole sections of our traditional history are understood and transmitted through this method. Unfortunately, it is underappreciated like many other aspects of Liberian literature, culture or history. Our elders are known for dispensing their wisdom in these wise sayings. This book collects parables from all across Liberia. It's a must-have.
Book 2 Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
This story is set about forty years ago at the time when laws were passed forbidding mixed marriages and sex across the colour bar. The main character in the story is faced with a moral dilemma: whether to co-operate with the authorities and betray his respected mentor for breaking the law, or whether to sacrifice a friend in order to protect his mentor.
Book 1 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Johannesburg, the city of gold! The streets, so it was thought, were literally paved with gold. Millions of migrants flocked to the city every year looking for work. This story, set in the 1960s, follows the fortunes of a migrant worker at a time when influx control caused untold hardships for many.
Book 5 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
This is a story about a young migrant worker who made good in the big city and returns home after several years’ absence. He makes a grand entrance into his village showing off his material wealth. However, his family and the village elders teach him a lesson in “uBuntu” the African tradition of sharing.
Kepsteno Rotwo
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literary collections » African
In the village of Pokot in Kenya, traditional father, Felix struggles to cope as his daughter Matilda decides to reject one of the oldest rituals of their community.
Book 4 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
This serious short story is set in South Africa during the 1950-1960s and traces the effect that the influx control laws had on the families of migrant workers.
Naija Stories: Of Tears and Kisses, Heroes and Villains
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » African
These are stories about us or about our neighbours or something we’ve encountered in the news. They are what our friends tell us, their pain and joy, their passion and rage, their yearning and their cry against injustice. I enjoyed lots of the stories not just because of their simplicity and brevity but also for freshness they bring to storytelling and public discourse. Sylva Nze Ifedigbo.
Book 3 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
This short story poses the question: where does one draw the boundary between a husband’s infidelity and a polygamous marriage in traditional African society?
Entangled Affair
Price: Free! Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Entangled Affair is a collection of six short stories. Love, pain, betrayal, and revenge are some of the driving forces behind the characters in this book. In this book, the writer takes the reader into the minds of the characters, unveiling their motivation for good or evil.
VILLAGE UNDER SIEGE
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Literary collections » African
Village under siege is a story that tells of the intrigues in a society that wants to keep up with the times but also wants to remain as it has been. is it possible to have your cake and eat it? find out what happens as a village full of potential and promise tries to establish its identity.
Africa
Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Africa is a must read!!! Wilson Amooro is a needed voice in the true world of pure poetry. A soul blessed with the rare gift of interpretations. I am impressed with the heart and art of Author Wilson Amooro, and I am honored to call him, my brother. Published Poet Ronnie Lee Daise, USA
Love Letters
Price: Free! Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Inspirational
The right words you need for a loved one. You can make them cry and smile at the same time. ~Love Letters Author, Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro I must warn you, you may fall in love again and again. Sweet memories of your ex and pleasure to meet your next. Lovely love poems that makes it fun. Enjoy reading it! ~ Amazon Author, Bernard Kelvin Clive
Flatlander
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Flatlander is a collection of poems and short stories by Robert C. Huckins, author of the novel American Dreamland and Two Flags in China: A Travelogue. Throughout forty one poems and a half dozen short stories presented in this collection, some of life's most constant themes play out through an array of ordinary characters and settings.
Poetry Excursion On An African Mind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Fiction » Literary collections » African
If you are looking for a good book to read, get ready to be rather read by Cecilia's art through her heart. Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro Author of ‘Love Letters’ book series
Le Sable et le Sang
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: French. Published: November 2, 2012 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literary collections » African
"Le Sable et le Sang" nous fait partager les périls d'une femme dénuée de scrupules, qui aime affronter le danger pour faire de l'argent et que la DGSE va payer grassement pour enrayer l'alliance entre rebelles touaregs, terroristes et djihadistes islamistes au Mali. Sa passion pour le baroud et l'appât du gain la conduiront dans un piège dont il lui sera difficile de sortir...
Heard It on the Grapevine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » African
This volume comprises two collections of short stories. The theme of the first is: love, jealousy, revenge and murder. The second set describes the world of big corporations. Some of the stories are humorous, some are satires and some are serious. While you might laugh at some of the humorous stories, you might find yourself laughing through gritted teeth.
Roses and Lies
Price: Free! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literary collections » African
Allan is an advocate in Nairobi. He finds himself in a world where the truth is hidden along the corridors of justice. As years go by, he rises the leadership ranks and is admired by his constituents. However, his wife, Pamela knows one thing about him: he gives her a rose for every lie. Question is, who is counting?
My Mother's Cooking Pot
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
A beautiful compilation of short stories, short plays, poems, and letters that will certainly appeal to your literary senses. It is a completely enjoyable book that has a lot of lessons to teach.
Rivulets of Love in Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,770. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Rivulets is a story of love and empowerment in Africa. In a small village deep in Eastern Africa, a young man stumbles into immense treasure. For years, he lived with it but never knew that it was there. He even drank it and took his cows to drink it, but never viewed it as treasure. It took a mango for Ocha, the young man to finally see the treasure for what it was.

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