Results for General Fiction + Strong Female Leads, set in Africa

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  • 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 ...
  • Under the Udala Trees
    Chinelo Okparanta
    Paperback: 09/20/2016
     
    Inspired by Nigeria's folktales and its war, Under the Udala Trees is a deeply searching, powerful ...
  • Circling the Sun: A Novel
    Paula McLain
    Paperback: 05/31/2016
     
    The extraordinary adventures of a woman before her time, the exhilaration of freedom and its cost, and the ...
  • The Orchard of Lost Souls
    Nadifa Mohamed
    Paperback: 06/16/2015
     
    From one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists, a stunning novel illuminating Somalia's tragic...
  • We Need New Names: A Novel
    NoViolet Bulawayo
    Paperback: 05/20/2014
     
    Darling is only 10 years old, and yet she must navigate a fragile and violent world. But Darling has a chance ...
  • Americanah
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    Paperback: 03/11/2014
     
    Fearless, gripping, at once darkly funny and tender, spanning three continents and numerous lives, Americanah ...
  • 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 ...

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