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Dancing Needles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
“Ikenna Ndu begins his poetry from the cover, with a vivid title, Dancing Needles, that tasks the imagination, stretching it until the reader succumbs to the pull of his words…even before a page is opened." — Kukogho Iruesiri Samson, Author of What Words Can Do?
Saudade
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Science Fiction Romance
African in the 21st Century
Price: Free! Words: 26,150. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
What is the role of an African in the 21st century? The book seeks to ask Africans worldwide about their role in global issues as they relate to wealth and economic prosperity. Prior to the start of the 20th century the role of Africans was already largely defined, however in the 21st century Africans have not defined their roles as visibly as the West and Asia-Pacific have done. Jerry Skhosana
Book 20- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is loosely based on the discovery of diamonds on the beaches of the skeleton coast at the mouth of the Orange River. The second story follows the career of a country boy whose first love is running. He participates in a one hundred kilometer ultra-marathon as an unofficial entry and does well, but not well enough.
Chronicles of a Boy Misunderstood (Special Edition)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Three short fictional stories and one non-fiction piece depicting living in the US as a young, gay, Black man.
La Récolte de Vie (Théâtre)
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: French. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / French, Plays » American / African American
Cette piece de théâtre accentue sur la corruption dans les institutions académiques du Nigeria.
Book 19- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story follows the first battle of the Anglo-Boer War of 1899 as it unfolds from letters sent home by the troopers and from dispatches by their officers. The differing points of view are contrasted. The second story relates the attempts by illegal immigrants to cross over the border in search of a better life. The lives of two unrelated families crossing the river become entwined.
Book 18- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is set in the 1960s. A Scottish family farms near the Nkandla Forest in Zululand where the final battle of the Zulu uprising of 1906 took place. The family has a connection with the rebellion as their grandfather was in command of the force which put down the rebels. The rebel leader Bambatha was never caught. His ghost is believed to haunt the forest. Do you believe in ghosts?
Book 17- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first short story, a child hitches a ride on the fishmonger’s cart. His parents are frantic with worry over his disappearance. The portrait of childhood innocence is set against the background of the political disturbances of the day where coloured people were forcibly removed from “white suburbs”. The second story is an African version of Shakespeare’s play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Book 16- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is loosely based on African folklore. The Crocodile Queen rules over a unique tribe whose centuries old culture is disturbed by the intrusion of the modern world. The second story is set on a remote farm during the Anglo-Boer war of 1899. The family hosts a tramp on his way from the coast. When a Boer Commando arrives, it is the tramp who is abducted, not the farmer.