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The Elders' Wisdom
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Price: Free! Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
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.
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
Book 5 - Streets Paved with Gold
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Lion Pride (Battle Cards)
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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
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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...
Kepsteno Rotwo
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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)
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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
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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.