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, Yemen, 1935 a city vibrant, alive, and full of hidden dangers And home to Jama, a ten year old boy But then his mother
Naser is a young African immigrant who works the carwash in downtown Jeddah The long, hot summer has arrived and his friends have left the city Naser spends his time off sitting beneath the palm tree outside his flat, dreaming of Egyptian actresses, and keeping out of the way of the religious
In 1974 Hannah Pool was adopted from an orphanage in Eritrea and brought to England by her white adoptive father She grew up unable to imagine what it must be like to look into the eyes of a blood relative until one day a letter arrived from a brother she never knew she had Not knowing what to do
For a long time, the people of Hargigo, a village in the tiny African country of Eritrea, were living without enough food for themselves and their animals The families were hungry, and their goats and sheep were hungry too Then along came a scientist, Dr Gordon Sato, who helped change their lives
An unwanted baby, her mother packs her inside a suitcase, closes the lid, puts the suitcase in a cupboard and goes away Despite all the tortures and cruelties, this is a moving testimony of a woman who started from the very bottom of society but who is aiming for the very top.
Asmara is the capital of Eritrea a surreally Italian city at the centre of an ex Italian colony that has been at war with its neighbour, Ethiopia who claims sovereignty over Eritrea , for over ten years Amidst broken palaces built by the late Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie , nomadic desert
This national bestseller by the highly acclaimed author of Schindler s List tells the deeply moving and spellbinding story of an alienated Australian journalist s soul searching journey across a war torn Africa.
The incredible life story of Haben Girma, the first deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, and her amazing journey from isolation to the world stage Haben grew up spending summers with her family in the enchanting Eritrean city of Asmara There, she discovered courage as she faced off against a
The dictator who grew so rich on his country s cocoa crop that he built a 35 storey high basilica in the jungles of the Ivory Coast The austere, incorruptible leader who has shut Eritrea off from the world in a permanent state of war and conscripted every adult into the armed forces In Equatorial
Against All Odds: A Chronicle of the Eritrean Revolution with a New Afterword on the Postwar Transition
Against All Odds is the firsthand account of Eritrea s epic 30 year struggle for independence and social justice With almost no outside support, Eritrean nationalist brought successive U.S and Soviet backed Ethiopian governments to their knees At the same time, they worked to liberate women,
A sweeping, emotionally riveting first novelan enthralling family saga of Africa and America, doctors and patients, exile and home Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa.
Eloquent and thought provoking, this classic novel by the Eritrean novelist Gebreyesus Hailu, written in Tigrinya in 1927 and published in 1950, is one of the earliest novels written in an African language and will have a major impact on the reception and critical appraisal of African literature.The