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  • The Fever Tree
    Jennifer McVeigh
    Paperback: 02/04/2014
     
    The Fever Tree is a compelling portrait of colonial South Africa, its raw beauty and deprivation alive in ...
  • The Lion Seeker
    Kenneth Bonert
    Hardcover: 10/15/2013
     
    A thrilling ride through the life of one fumbling young hero, The Lion Seeker is a glorious reinvention of the...
  • Philida
    André Brink
    Paperback: 02/05/2013
     
    In Philida, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, André Brink—"one of South Africa's greatest ...
  • Three Weeks in December
    Audrey Schulman
    Paperback: 01/31/2012
     
    Evoking both Barbara Kingsolver and Andrea Barrett, this enthralling fiction, wise and generous, explores some...
  • The Mistress of Nothing : A Novel
    Kate Pullinger
    Paperback: 09/06/2011
     
    The American debut of an award-winning novel about a lady's maid's awakening as she journeys from the confines...
  • Nefertiti : A Novel
    Michelle Moran
    Paperback: 05/27/2008
     
    Love, betrayal, political unrest, plague, and religious conflict — Nefertiti brings ancient Egypt to life...
  • The Children's War
    Monique Charlesworth
    Paperback: 09/13/2005
     
    Evokes wartime lives and places with astonishing immediacy and in an utterly unforgettable way, from the point...

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