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Suppose: Drabbles, Flash Fiction, and Short Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Suppose you saw something you couldn't explain. And then suppose it turned out to be something far stranger, or funnier, or more horrifying than you ever expected. That element of surprise, and a different way of looking at things, is what this anthology is all about. Most of the short stories take less than fifteen minutes to read, and the ultra-short drabbles take less than thirty seconds.
Flatlander
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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.
Nightmare Along the River Nile: A Story of Twentieth Century Slavery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,940. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
When Edgar is on his way home to his mother after finishing high school exams, his bus is stopped by the rebels of the Lord’s Resistance Army. Along with other passengers, most of whom are students, Edgar is abducted. Things take a turn for the worse when, instead of being forced to become a soldier, he is sold into slavery. His friends find out and embark on a difficult mission to rescue him.
The Sun Does Not Set...And Other Works: Stories & Poems from Mauritius
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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
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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
Heard It on the Grapevine
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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
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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
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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.
Le Sable et le Sang
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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...
Naija Stories: Of Tears and Kisses, Heroes and Villains
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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.