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  • Second Class Citizen

    Second Class Citizen
    av Buchi Emecheta

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435909918

    Adah's desire to write is pitted against the forces of an egotistical and unfeeling husband and a largely indifferent white society.

  • AWS Classics So Long A Letter

    AWS Classics So Long A Letter
    av Mariama Ba

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435913526

    An intense novel written in the form of a letter sent to Ramatoulaye, who has recently been widowed.

  • AWS Classics Things Fall Apart

    AWS Classics Things Fall Apart
    av Chinua Achebe

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435913502

    '...The story is the tragedy of Okonkwo, an important man in the Igbo tribe in the days when white men were first appearing on the scene ... a very simple but excellent novel'. The Observer Also available in an extended edition including essays, map…

  • I Write What I Like

    I Write What I Like
    av Steve Biko

    Pocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435905989

    In 1977, Steve Biko was murdered in his prison cell. He was only 31, but his vision and charisma - captured in this collection of his work - had already transformed the agenda of South African politics. This book looks at the philosophy of black con…

  • Mine Boy

    Mine Boy
    av Peter Abrahams

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435905620

    First published in 1946, this novel exposed the condition of black South Africans under a white regime. It presents a portrait of labour discrimination, appalling housing conditions and one man's humanitarian act of defiance.

  • Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born

    Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
    av Ayi Kwei Armah

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435905408

    The central story in this book tells of an upright man resisting the temptations of easy bribes and easy satisfactions and winning for his honesty nothing but scorn.

  • African Short Stories

    African Short Stories
    av Chinua Achebe, C. L. Innes

    Pocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435905361

    A collection of stories by African writers which deal with life and customs in African society

  • Purple Violet of Oshaantu

    Purple Violet of Oshaantu
    av Neshani Andreas

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435912086

    This is the story of a woman who refuses to mourn her husband's death. The village knew she was an unhappy wife, but she is still expected to weep and speak the praises of her husband. Her story reveals the value of friendship between women, based o…

  • Can We TalkOther Stories

    Can We TalkOther Stories
    av Shimmer Chinodya

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435912055

    A collection of Zimbabwean stories following the transition from childhood to adult life. Youthful desires for prosperity, love and a purpose in life are undermined as the characters grow up, reflecting the decline in post-independence Zimbabwe.

  • Concubine

    av Elechi Amadi

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435905569

    Ihuoma, a beautiful young widow, has the admiration of the entire community in which she lives, and especially of the hunter Ekwueme. But their passion is fated and jealousy, a love potion and the closeness of the spirit world are important factors.

  • God's Bits of Wood

    God's Bits of Wood
    av Sembene Ousmane

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435909598

    In 1947 the workers on the Dakar-Niger Railway came out on strike. Throughout this novel, written from the workers' perspective, the community social tensions emerge, and increase as the strike lengthens. The author's other novels include "Xala" and…

  • Weep Not Child

    Weep Not Child
    av Ngugi wa Thiong'o

    Pocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435908300

    Tells the moving story about the effects of the Mau Mau war on the lives of ordinary men and women in Kenya. In the forests, the Mau Mau are waging war against the white government, and two brothers, Kamau and Njoroge, and the rest of the family mus…

  • River Between

    River Between
    av Ngugi Thiong'o

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435905484

    Explores life on the Makuyu and Kameno ridges of Kenya in the early days of white settlement. Faced with an alluring, new religion and "magical" customs, the Gikuyu people are torn between those who fear the unknown and those who see beyond it.

  • Houseboy

    av Ferdinand Oyono

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435905323

    Written in the form of a diary, kept by the Cameroonian houseboy Toundi, this book looks at Toundi's innocence and his awe of the white world of his masters.

  • Devil on the Cross

    Devil on the Cross
    av Ngugi wa Thiong'o

    Pocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435908447

    This critique of modern Kenya highlights the greed and capitalism prevalent in society. Despair drives Wariinga to leave Nairobi and seek refuge in her home town of Ilmorog. On her journey she is handed an invitation to a feast of thieves, a competi…

  • Heinemann Book of Contemporary African Short Stories

    Heinemann Book of Contemporary African Short Stories
    av Chinua Achebe, C. L. Innes

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435905668

    This anthology represents the talent and scope to be found in contemporary African writing. It contains both new and previously published stories by such authors as Nadine Gordimer, Ben Okri, Kojo Laing, Mia Couto and Moyez Vassanji.

  • The Sword

    The Sword
    av Jean Johnson

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780425220603

    To avoid tempting destiny four sets of twin mage brothers are exiled to Nightfall Island where females are forbidden. When the youngest rescues a woman from another universe their world is altered forever.

  • AWS Classics When Rain Clouds Gather

    AWS Classics When Rain Clouds Gather
    av Bessie Head

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435913571

    In the heart of rural Botswana, the poverty stricken village of Golema Mmidi is a haven to exiles from far and wide. A South African political refugee and an Englishman join forces to revolutionise the villagers' traditional farming methods, but the…