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Flatlander
By Robert C. Huckins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: 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.
The Sun Does Not Set...And Other Works: Stories & Poems from Mauritius
By Shakuntala Hawoldar
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,320. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Zen Publications. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
"Shakuntala Hawoldar’s writings are poignant renderings of human struggles and sufferings in a world dominated by power, ignorance, inequality, misfortunes and psychological frailties. Her rich vocabulary and her choice of syntax mesmerize the reader into a no-mind land where self-inquiry takes over your imagination.
Miriam Was Here
By Saleh Johar
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 105,320. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
A story about the ordeal of a beleaguered nation whose population have been going through untold sufferings since 1991 when their power was thwarted by the ruling clique of Eritrea led by a callous tyrant. It is a story of oppression, hostage taking, human trafficking and organ harvesting. It describes the agonies that the victims go through: rape, deprivation, torture and killing
Book 5 - Streets Paved with Gold
By Clive Cooke
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 5 · Streets Paved with Gold, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: 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.
Book 4 - Streets Paved with Gold
By Clive Cooke
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 4 · Streets Paved with Gold, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: 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.
Book 3 - Streets Paved with Gold
By Clive Cooke
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 3 · Streets Paved with Gold, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: 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?
Book 2 Streets Paved with Gold
By Clive Cooke
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 2 · Streets Paved with Gold, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: 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
By Clive Cooke
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 1 · Streets Paved with Gold, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,340. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: 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.
Heard It on the Grapevine
By Clive Cooke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,500. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of short stories ranges from light and humorous to serious. The eight stories about corporate culture are highly satirical. Pity Frank, the project manager, running around in circles trying to satisfy every boss and his dog. Learn the secrets of the Corporate Smile. Recognize the sociopath manager. Meet the team of demotivated subordinates.
Rivulets of Love in Africa
By David John Bwakali
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,770. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: 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.
VILLAGE UNDER SIEGE
By Stephen Misori
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: 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.
Lion Pride (Battle Cards)
By Adrianna White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Description Lion Pride The Social Workshop Battle Cards was created to turn an ordinary deck of playing cards into a brand new and exciting game that people of all ages can enjoy. Allow yourself to be drawn into the fantasy world we’ve created and battle against friend and foe alike. Playing the game is easy. All you need is one deck of playing cards and this instructional manual.
Le Sable et le Sang
By Gilbert Petit
Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: French. Published: November 2, 2012 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
"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...
Kepsteno Rotwo
By Julie Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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.
Buchitheka Bugayiwe (What will go wrong,will)
By Masuku Artwell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: Zulu. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Buchitheka Bugayiwe (What will go wrong, will) is an action packed romantic thriller written in IsiNdebele. Set in Bulawayo’s Western suburbs the book traces the dilemma of a young man Mandla Dlamini who is involved in a love triangle.
The goddess of Peace
By chinedum Ify Obikili
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
The goddess of Peace is a book about a teenage girl who had special gifts and abilities. She could see an impending evil or danger and help abort it before it happened.
Naija Stories: Of Tears and Kisses, Heroes and Villains
By Myne Whitman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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.