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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.
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.
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.