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World Fiction - Somalia -

Related categories: Fiction / World - Africa /
Related booklists: Somalia, World Fiction - Africa,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 5 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 Don
    Don't Tell Me You're Afraid - by Giuseppe Catozzella

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571322695 | ISBN 10: 0571322697

    Based on a remarkable true story, Don’t Tell Me You’re Afraid is a moving, inspiring novel of a life lived in hope.   Samia Omar grows up in war-torn Somalia, dreaming of being a world-class sprinter. She sleeps with a photo of Mo Farah by her ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Warrior by Giuseppe Catozzella
    Little Warrior - by Giuseppe Catozzella

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571322688 | ISBN 10: 0571322689

    A heartbreaking novel, inspired by a true story, about a Somali girl who is willing to sacrifice everything to fulfill her dream of becoming a champion runner.   Little Warrior is based on the life of Samia Omar, a girl who grows up in war-tor ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Orchard of Lost Souls by Nadifa Mohamed
    The Orchard of Lost Souls - by Nadifa Mohamed

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781471115301 | ISBN 10: 1471115305

    It is 1988 and Hargeisa waits. Whispers of revolution travel on the dry winds but still the dictatorship remains secure. Soon, and through the eyes of three women, we will see Somalia fall. Nine-year-old Deqo has left the vast refugee camp she was ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crossbones by Nurudin Farah
    Crossbones - by Nurudin Farah

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847086105 | ISBN 10: 1847086101

    A dozen years after his last visit, Jeebleh returns to his beloved Mogadiscio to see old friends. He is accompanied by his son-in-law, Malik, a journalist intent on covering the region's ongoing turmoil. What greets them at first is not the chaos Jee ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Mamba Boy by Nadifa Mohamed
    Black Mamba Boy - by Nadifa Mohamed

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007315772 | ISBN 10: 0007315775

    For fans of Half of a Yellow Sun, a stunning novel set in 1930s Somalia spanning a decade of war and upheaval, all seen through the eyes of a small boy alone in the world. Aden, 1935; a city vibrant, alive, and full of hidden dangers. And home to ... more

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