Books tagged: africa

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Requiem for the Damned
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,020. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Requiem for the Damned is a fast paced tale of espionage, combat, terrorism, and political warfare in the Heart of Africa. There is a war going on--a new cold war--and the prize is domination of the world's natural resources: oil, strategic metals, and, above all, human beings. It is a story grounded in the awful truth of today's world, where there are simply no limits.
Heavy and Light Tales 2012
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,700. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thirteen stories, 35,000 words. Themes of life and death, love and war, and how we adapt. This is an updated edition of my 2006 short story book, with some new stories and some old ones left out. 'Hunting Elephant' from the old book is now included as a fireside tale told by a character in 'In the Valley'the longest story.
Violence in Kenya
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
It is not encouraging to talk about violence in Kenya-killings, injuries, rape, robbery and warlords? The Ocampo’s, The Waki’s and The KNHCR’s Envelope. It is painful. It rekindles my memory years back. This can only be well felt by a victim of the same. It happened but should never happen again. Kenyans have the solutions, for the wearer of the shoe knows where it hurts. This is a true story.
African Expectations: Musings from Where I Stand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Essay » Political
African Expectations is a collection of essays about how political, economic, and socio-cultural issues retard Africa’s development and how the most important factor for this failure is the lack of good leadership. The book offers tentative solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our times based on the author’s worldview and life experiences.
Horizon Fever - Explorer A E Filby's Own Account of His Extraordinary Expedition Through Africa, 1931 - 1935
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 69,970. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012 by Ant Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Proclaimed "the World's most travelled motorist", my Uncle Archie undertook some breathtaking expeditions, including this 37,000 mile journey from London to Cape Town and back. Encountering pygmies, big game, missionaries and much more, this is an honest, colourful, often shocking account.
Kingsley Calendar's Experiment in the Field
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » General
A determined billionaire takes people from refugee camps in the poorest areas around the globe and brings them to the U.S. to live in a grand humanitarian experiment that finds him strung from a tree, bloodied by the Taliban, haunted by an albino African witch then kidnapped by a homeless man with a tattoo on his butt that reads 'No Embalming'.
On the Footprints of the Ghost Clinique
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,610. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Florin Alexandru Radu. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
ON THE FOOTPRINTS OF THE GHOST CLINIQUE is, above all, a social novel. It is constructed with the style of a crime novel, to facilitate the public access towards a more digestible literary type of fiction. The majority of the characters are marked by an immense social trauma.
Entrepreneurs in Africa - Hopes and Mirages (Pt2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,370. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business
Part two of two, this part completes the detailed analysis of the business environment and opportunities available in each country in Africa. The analysis is well supported with statistics and data drawn from a wide variety of international sources. An assessment of SEZ's and the role played by China in the development of business in Africa completes the book.
Entrepreneurs in Africa - Hopes and Mirages
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business
Part one of two, this book outlines the roles and ambitions of entrepreneurs in the African continent. Consists of several 'overview' articles followed by detailed analysis of the business environment and opportunities available in each country in Africa. The anaysis is well supported with statistics and data drawn from a wide variety of international sources.
The Alchemy of Fuchsine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Salima, a beautiful Somalian girl, captures the heart of a nomadic seller of carpets. A man with an extraordinary sensitivity to colours, who later becomes a witness to all that befalls his people. What tragic fate befalls Salima in this heart wrenching story is based on real events.If only it were not so. This story is dedicated to the memory of Halima Ibrahim Abdurrahman who died aged 20.