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Temple Bar: A Novel

Egypt - N. Africa

Bahaa Abdelmegid | Release date: 18 Dec 2014

Dublin is alien territory for young and impoverished Egyptian academic Mutazz, who is preparing a PhD on Irish poet Seamus Heaney. Mutazz has enough problems with his family’s high expectations and the unrequited, idealized love that he left behind in Cairo. Now he has to deal with c...

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Satans and Shaitans

Nigeria - W. Africa

Obinna Udenwe | Release date: 18 Nov 2014

Set against the backdrop of Nigeria’s ongoing terrorism tensions, Satans and Shaitans tells the story of two powerful men, Chief Donald Amechi and world acclaimed televangelist, Chris Chuba, both members of an internationally renowned occult, the Sacred Order of the Universal Forces....

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Promise of the Future

Nigeria - W. Africa

Towunmi Coker | Release date: 10 Nov 2014

Life takes a sudden turn when 12-year-old Ajoke loses her parents in a fire accident. She becomes a maid and slowly has her life ruptured by the turn of events. There are twists as time slowly morphs her to a beautiful lady…but does the promise of the future hold beauty or only more ...

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Clinical Blues

Nigeria - W. Africa

Dami Ajayi | Release date: 20 Oct 2014

Clinical Blues is a moveable feast of ideas, recollections, aspirations and apparitions of desire in the collective but submerged consciousness of the new Africa. Dami Ajayi, on the basis of this collection follows in a great tradition of medical doctors who were writers, and is also able ...

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Foreign Gods Inc.

Nigeria - W. Africa

Okey Ndibe | Release date: 7 Oct 2014

Ike’s plan is fueled by desperation. Despite a degree in economics from a major American college, his strong accent has barred him from the corporate world. Forced to eke out a living as a cab driver, he is unable to manage the emotional and material needs of a temperamental African ...

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The Kraals of Ulundi

South Africa - S. Africa

David Ebsworth | Release date: 1 Apr 2014

1879 – the British army has suffered one of the worst defeats in its history at the hands of the Zulu King Cetshwayo. Now the British seek revenge and a second invasion of Zululand is about to take place. Within the Zulu regiments charged with repelling the assault is Shaba kaNdabuko...

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Oduduwa – King of the Edos

Nigeria - W. Africa

Jude Idada | Release date: 12 Feb 2014

Oduduwa, King of the Edos is a play which explores the true identity of an ancient African King who was believed amongst numerous competing historical accounts to have come down from the heavens (skies) to found the present day Yoruba people of South Western Nigeria. It attempts to draw c...

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What Sunny Saw in the Flames

Nigeria - W. Africa

Nnedi Okorafor | Release date: 1 Nov 2013

Someone is kidnapping children and maiming or killing them. The group is asked to help track down the criminal. Will Sunny be able to overcome the killer with powers stronger than her own, or will the future she saw in the flames come to reality? Nnedi Okorafor’s novel is an absorbing co...

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Indigo

Nigeria - W. Africa

Molara Wood | Release date: 11 Jul 2013

The arrival of a second wife causes a woman to reassess her marriage… Another faces up to tough choices in the wake of a military coup… A heroine from history lights the path for a modern girl on the road to Jenwi… A picture on a wall tells its own poignant story of sacri...

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Ghana Must Go

Ghana - W. Africa

Taiye Selasi | Release date: 5 Mar 2013

Kweku Sai is dead. A renowned surgeon and failed husband, he succumbs suddenly at dawn outside his home in suburban Accra. The news of Kweku’s death sends a ripple around the world, bringing together the family he abandoned years before. Ghana Must Go is their story. Electric, exhilarati...

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