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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 9 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Praise Song for the Butterflies by Bernice L. McFadden
    Praise Song for the Butterflies - by Bernice L. McFadden

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781909762886 | ISBN 10: 1909762881

    Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019   A powerful, well-researched, fictional account exploring the trokosi tradition for the curious and the open-minded.   Abeo Kata lives a comfortable, happy life in West Africa as the p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lament for the Fallen by Gavin Chait
    Lament for the Fallen - by Gavin Chait

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784161330 | ISBN 10: 1784161330

    A strange craft falls from the stars and crashes into the jungle near an isolated West African community. Inside, the locals discover the broken body of a man unlike any they have seen before – a man who is perhaps something more than human.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Swing Time by Zadie Smith
    Swing Time - by Zadie Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141036601 | ISBN 10: 0141036605

    An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from north west London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty.   Two brown girls dream of being dancers - but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: abo ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Song for Night by Chris Abani
    A Song for Night - by Chris Abani

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846592041 | ISBN 10: 1846592046

    Even with the knowledge that there are some sins too big for even God to forgive, every night my sky is still full of stars; a wonderful song for night.   Trained as a human mine detector, a boy soldier in West Africa witnesses and takes part ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi
    Ghana Must Go - by Taiye Selasi

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780670919888 | ISBN 10: 0670919888

    Electric, exhilarating, and beautifully crafted, Ghana Must Go introduces the world to Taiye Selasi, a novelist of extraordinary talent. In a sweeping narrative that takes readers from Accra to Lagos to London to New York, it is at once a portrait of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eclipse by Richard North Patterson
    Eclipse - by Richard North Patterson

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780330454872 | ISBN 10: 0330454870

    In a novel of international intrigue, an American lawyer, Damon Pierce, attempts to save Bobby Okari, the West African leader of a protest movement, from execution by the countrys corrupt and autocratic leader. Complicating matters further is Okari ... more

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  • Cover image of book Measuring Time by Helon Habila
    Measuring Time - by Helon Habila

    £15.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141010076 | ISBN 10: 014101007x

    In the small Nigerian village of Keti live Mamo and LaMamo, twin sons of a domineering father. When one day the boys try and escape the village, only LaMamo succeeds and in time becomes a soldier well-versed in the ways of life and death.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
    Things Fall Apart - by Chinua Achebe

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780141023380 | ISBN 10: 0141023384

    Okonkwo is the greatest warrior alive. His fame has spread like bushfire in West Africa and he is one of the most powerful men of his clan.But he also has a fiery temper. Determined not to be like his father, he refuses to show weakness to anyone - ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bamba Suso and Banna Kanute by Sunjata
    Bamba Suso and Banna Kanute - by Sunjata

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780140447361 | ISBN 10: 0140447369

    Sunjata Keita was the founder of one of the greatest empires of Western Africa. These two epic accounts of his life portray a greedy, slow-witted child - said to have crawled till the age of seven - who grew up as prophecy foretold to become a mighty ... more

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