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Fabiola
Price: Free! Words: 58,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
A novel exploring the life of a young girl in an all-girl West African catholic boarding school. Fabiola, a naïve girl leaves her village for the first time to attend college miles away from home with high hopes and expectations. She is quite dissapointed on arrival at the school but must learn to embrace the unpredictable nature of her new home.
The Dangerous Bridge
Price: $4.35 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 15, 2017 by Living Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An ex-service man of the famous British West African Frontier Force comes back to devote himself as a benevolent worker. James Walker Gray realises he needs a youngman to help facilitate his work. At first, Ikome is apprehensive of his new white family, but decide to use his position to his own advantage. The villages around the Ekona plantations have never suffered like this.
Ìwà: A Phoenix’s Appearing
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
Ìwà: A Phoenix’s Appearing is a short folk story written by Tito O’tobi. The story follows a sequence of events that brings Oòduwà in contact with a princess while he is running away from his destiny as predicted by the oracle at Òyó. This short story is an excerpt from the popular trilogy, The Hunchback of Langbodo.
Flowery Thoughts
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Flowery Thoughts is a collection of poems touching on a variety of subjects including love, politics, life, culture, etc.
An Arduous Task
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In an African village setting, Katanga was charged with a crime he committed (and admittedly guilty) some twenty years earlier as a rebel fighter during his country’s civil war. Now forced as a sober adult to confront one woman who has the courage to summon him before a somewhat new generation of villagers as they discuss reconciliation.
"Cry, the Beloved Country" Summarized and Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story of the novel revolves around Stephen Kumalo, the protagonist of the novel, who happens to be a black Anglican priest from a rural Natal town in South Africa. He goes in search of his son Absalom in the city of Johannesburg.
Literature Help: Changes: A Love Story
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Urban
The story of the novel revolves around a certain period in the life of an African woman. Having divorced her first husband, she enters a polygamist marriage.
Daring Uhuru
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Mashups
Three mind-blowing stories, carefully woven with wits charm, and high voltage humour. One can hardly call to mind, anything that parallels each.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 5: Nelson Mandela
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,710. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This great leader, politician, and anti-apartheid revolutionary has made his place in the hearts of billions of people around the world. He was a great philanthropist who spent all his life serving the downtrodden and the poor in South Africa and other parts of the world.
महान लेखक श्रंखला 3: चिनुआ अचेबे
Series: Hindi Stories and Novels (हिन्दी कथा संसार). Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: Hindi. Published: November 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
चिनुआ अचेबे का जन्म १६ नवंबर १९३० में नाईजेरिया के ओगिड़ी नाम के शहर में हुआ था। उस शहर में इगबो जाती के लोग रहते थे। अचेबे का पूरा नाम आल्बर्ट चिनुआलमोगू अचेबे था।अचेबे नाइजीरिया के एक महान उपन्यासकार, कवि, विद्यालय के शिक्षक, और आलोचक थे।