Results for General Fiction, set in Africa

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  • Woman of the Ashes: A Sands of the Emperor Novel
    Mia Couto, David Brookshaw
    Hardcover: 04/10/2018
     
    The first in a trilogy about the last emperor of southern Mozambique by one of Africa's most important writers...
  • What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky: Stories
    Lesley Nneka Arimah
    Paperback: 04/03/2018
     
    A dazzlingly accomplished debut collection explores the ties that bind parents and children, husbands and ...
  • Speak No Evil
    Uzodinma Iweala
    Hardcover: 03/06/2018
     
    In the long-anticipated novel from the author of the critically acclaimed Beasts of No Nation, a revelation ...
  • Swing Time
    Zadie Smith
    Paperback: 09/05/2017
     
    An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from North-West London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning ...
  • Kintu
    Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    Paperback: 05/16/2017
     
    First published in Kenya in 2014 to critical and popular acclaim, Kintu is a modern classic, a multilayered ...
  • Homegoing
    Yaa Gyasi
    Paperback: 05/02/2017
     
    Winner of the 2016 BookBrowse Debut Novel Award

    A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces...
  • Recipes for Love and Murder: A Tannie Maria Mystery
    Sally Andrew
    Paperback: 09/27/2016
     
    A bright new talent makes her fiction debut with this first entry in a delicious crime set in rural South ...

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