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Africa Audiobooks

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    Born A Crime

    Stories from a South African Childhood

    by Trevor Noah ...
    Narrated by Trevor Noah ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 44 min

    The compelling, inspiring, (often comic) coming-of-age story of Trevor Noah, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.One of the comedy world's brightest new voices, Trevor Noah is a light-footed but sharp-minded observer of the absurdities of politics, race and identity, sharing jokes and insights drawn from the wealth of experience acquired in his ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    The New Kingdom

    Global bestselling author of River God, Wilbur Smith, returns with a brand-new Ancient Egyptian epic

    Narrated by Amir El-Masry ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 20 min

    A brand-new Ancient Egyptian novel from the master of adventure fiction and global number 1 bestselling author, Wilbur Smith.In the heart of EgyptUnder the watchful eye of the godsA new power is risingIn the city of Lahun, Hui lives an enchanted life. The favoured son of a doting father, and ruler-in-waiting of the great city, his fate is set. But behind the beautiful façades a sinister evil i... ... Read more

    $68.99 AUD

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    Cobalt Red

    How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives

    Narrated by Peter Ganim ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 21 min

    **This program includes an author's note read by the author.An unflinching investigation reveals the human rights abuses behind the Congo’s cobalt mining operation—and the moral implications that affect us all.**Cobalt Red is the searing, first-ever exposé of the immense toll taken on the people and environment of the Democratic Republic of the Congo by cobalt mining, as told through the ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

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    Long Walk To Freedom

    'Essential reading' Barack Obama

    Narrated by Danny Glover ...

    Abridged

    6 hours

    The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, A LONG WALK TO FREEDOM brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, A LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is the exhilarating story of an epic life; a story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph told with the clarity and eloquence of a born ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

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    How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

    by Walter Rodney ...
    Narrated by Mirron Willis ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 21 min

    The classic work of political, economic, and historical analysis, powerfully introduced by Angela Davis. In his short life, the Guyanese intellectual Walter Rodney emerged as one of the leading thinkers and activists of the anticolonial revolution, leading movements in North America, South America, the African continent, and the Caribbean. In each locale, Rodney found himself a lightning rod for ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Africa Is Not A Country

    Breaking Stereotypes of Modern Africa

    by Dipo Faloyin ...
    Narrated by Dipo Faloyin ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 33 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Africa Is Not A Country is a kaleidoscopic portrait of modern Africa, that pushes back against harmful stereotypes to tell a more comprehensive story.You already know these stereotypes. So often Africa is depicted simplistically as an arid red landscape of famines and safaris, uniquely plagued by poverty and strife. In this funny and insightful book, Dipo Faloyin offers a ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Horizons

    A Global History of Science

    by James Poskett ...
    Narrated by Sid Sagar ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 21 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A radical retelling of the history of science that challenges the Eurocentric narrative.We are told that modern science was invented in Europe, the product of great minds like Nicolaus Copernicus, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein. But this is wrong. Science is not, and has never been, a uniquely European endeavour.Copernicus relied on mathematical ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    We Dared to Win

    The SAS in Rhodesia

    Narrated by Roger Clark ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 48 min

    Andre Scheepers grew up on a farm in Rhodesia, learning about the bush from his African childhood friends, before joining the army. A quiet, introspective thinker, Andre started out as a trooper in the SAS before being commissioned into the Rhodesian Light Infantry Commandos, where he was engaged in fireforce combat operations. He then rejoined the SAS. Wounded thirteen times, his operational ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Born in Blackness

    Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to the Second World War

    Narrated by James Fouhey ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 49 min

    Traditional accounts of the making of the modern world afford a place of primacy to European history. Some credit the fifteenth-century Age of Discovery and the maritime connection it established between West and East; others the accidental unearthing of the "New World." Still others point to the development of the scientific method, or the spread of Judeo-Christian beliefs; and so on, ad ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Out of Africa & Shadows on the Grass

    by Isak Dinesen ...
    Narrated by Susan Lyons ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 35 min

    Out of Africa:In this audiobook, the author of Seven Gothic Tales gives a true account of her life on her plantation in Kenya. She tells with classic simplicity of the ways of the country and the natives: of the beauty of the Ngong Hills and coffee trees in blossom: of her guests, from the Prince of Wales to Knudsen, the old charcoal burner, who visited her: of primitive festivals: of big game ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    Anunnaki of Nibiru, The

    by Gerald Clark ...
    Narrated by Gerald Clark ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 49 min

    Zeus and his son Apollo are reigning in the New World Order! How are Obama and the Pope involved? This book will shake the foundations of your belief system. The NWO is tearing down sovereign nations and establishing a universal governing council right before our very eyes. Will the Enkiites thwart Enlil’s NWO?Former Canadian Defense Minister, Paul Hellyer testifies to U.S. Congress, upwards of 20 ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

    Narrated by Bettany Hughes ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 7 min

    From SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING author Bettany Hughes'A wondrous wonderful achievement' Stephen Fry 'Fascinating' Observer 'Thrilling' GuardianTheir names still echo down the ages: The Great Pyramid at Giza. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon. The Temple of Artemis. The statue of Zeus at Olympia. The mausoleum of Halikarnassos. The Colossus at Rhodes. The Lighthouse of Alexandria. The Seven Wonders of ... Read more

    $53.99 AUD

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    Red Land, Black Land

    Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

    by Barbara Mertz ...
    Narrated by Lorna Raver ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 56 min

    Esteemed Egyptologist Barbara Mertz updates her widely praised social history of the people of ancient Egypt, which was originally published in 1968. Combining impeccable scholarship with a delightfully personal style, the author reconstructs the life of the Egyptians from birth to death, and beyond death, too. She also presents much fascinating detail on the building of the pyramids and the ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

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    The World Before Us

    How Science is Revealing a New Story of Our Human Origins

    by Tom Higham ...
    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 4 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.50,000 years ago, we were not the only species of human in the world. There were at least four others, including the Neanderthals, Homo floresiensis, Homo luzonesis and the Denisovans. At the forefront of the latter's ground-breaking discovery was Oxford Professor Tom Higham. In The World Before Us, he explains the scientific and technological advancements - in ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    A Rope from the Sky

    The Making and Unmaking of the World's Newest State

    by Zach Vertin ...
    Narrated by Chris Andrew Ciulla ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 4 min

    The birth of South Sudan was celebrated the world round?a triumph for global justice and the end of one of the world’s most devastating wars. The Republic’s historic independence was acclaimed not only by its long-oppressed people but also by three U.S. presidents and the legions of Americans who championed their cause. But the celebration would not last: South Sudan’s freedom-fighters soon ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Los antiguos nubios: La historia de una de las civilizaciones más antiguas de África

    Narrated by Isabella Rivera ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 20 min

    Durante los varios siglos en que el antiguo Egipto se irguió como una de las más grandes civilizaciones, si no la más grande, del mundo antiguo, los conflictos con sus enemigos jugaban a menudo un rol central en textos jeroglíficos y arte de los templos y tumbas. Los tres principales enemigos de los egipcios eran los libios que ocupaban el desierto occidental y sus oasis, los llamados asiáticos ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Of This Our Country: Essays from some of Nigeria’s greatest writers, including Ayobami Adebayo, Inua Ellams, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Helon Habila, Chigozie Obioma, Bolu Babalola and more

    by Various ...
    Narrated by Weruche Opia, Oseloka Obi ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours

    To define Nigeria is to tell a half-truth. Many have tried, but most have concluded that it is impossible to capture the true scope and significance of Africa’s most populous nation through words or images.Yet here, through personal essays from twenty-four of its writers, a more accurate picture comes into view: one that details the realities and contradictions of patriotism, juxtaposes inherited ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Origin Africa: Safaris in Deep Time

    Unabridged

    24 hours 6 min

    A major new look at how Africa’s geological history, climate, geography and biology resulted in the wonderful diversity of life found there. It is also the story of how it was the crucible for the evolution most extraordinary species on Earth – Homo sapiens.Africa has properties that ensure that most of human evolution could have occurred nowhere else. A greater diversity of mammal, bird and many ... Read more

    $62.99 AUD

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    Kimpa Vita: The Life and Legacy of the Influential Christian Prophet in the Kingdom of Kongo

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 31 min

    In 1515, a Portuguese missionary explorer by the name of Father Francisco Álvares entered Ethiopia and took note in the interior of the remnants of a civilization of obviously Christian origin, with living adherents conforming to a branch of the faith clearly founded in antiquity. Could this be the kingdom of Prester John? Father Álvares was intrigued, but he was wary of too fanciful a ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Adamalui

    A Survivor’s Journey from Civil Wars in Africa to Life in America

    Narrated by Prentice Onayemi ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 2 min

    As a survivor of the devastating civil wars in Sierra Leone and Liberia, Joseph Kaifala recounts the harrowing details af an early life punctuated by unimaginable violence and his journey to survival that eventually led him to the United States. Told with humility and grace, Adamalui is the true story of one man’s unshakable faith, thirst for knowledge, and indomitable will.Kaifala’s experiences ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    A Brief History of Portugal

    Indispensable for Travellers

    by Jeremy Black ...
    Narrated by Roger Davis ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 33 min

    This is a comprehensive history of Portugal that covers the whole span, from the Stone Age to today. An introduction provides an understanding of geographical and climatic issues, before an examination of Portugal's prehistory and classical Portugal, from the Stone Age to the end of the the Roman era.Portugal's history from ad420 to the thirteenth century takes in the Suevi, Visigoths and Moors. ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    African Europeans

    An Untold History

    Narrated by Olivette Otele ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 36 min

    A dazzling, landmark history of Africans in Europe, revealing old and diverse links between the two continents.The presence of people of African descent in Europe is widely believed to be a recent phenomenon, but as early as the third century, St Maurice - an Egyptian - was said to have become leader of the legendary Roman Theban Legion. Ever since, there have been richly varied encounters between ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    To Catch a Dictator

    The Pursuit and Trial of Hissène Habré

    by Reed Brody ...
    Narrated by Reed Brody ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 44 min

    What does it take to make a dictator answer for his crimes? Hissene Habre, the former despot of Chad, terrorized, tortured, and killed on a horrific scale over eight years in power-while enjoying full American and Western support. After Habre's overthrow, his victims and their supporters were determined to see him held responsible for his atrocities. Their quest for justice would be long, tense, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Two Weeks in November

    The astonishing untold story of the operation that toppled Mugabe

    Narrated by Patrick Doherty ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 13 min

    Two Weeks in Novemberis the thrilling, surreal, unbelievable and often very funny true story of four would-be enemies - a high ranking politician, an exiled human rights lawyer, a dangerous spy and a low-key white businessman turned political fixer - who team up to help unseat one of Africa's longest serving dictators, Robert Mugabe.What begins as an improbable adventure destined for failure, ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD