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  • Nostromo

    by Joseph Conrad ...
    series The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time - Starbooks Classics Collection
    Nostromo (full title Nostromo, A Tale of the Seaboard) is a 1904 novel by Polish novelist Joseph Conrad, set in the fictitious South American republic of "Costaguana". It was originally published serially in two volumes of T.P.'s Weekly. In 1998, the Modern Library ranked Nostromo 47th on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. F. Scott Fitzgerald said, "I'd rather ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • On J. M. Coetzee

    Writers on Writers

    I was born in the year J.M. Coetzee published his third novel, Waiting for the Barbarians. My mother read this dark, disturbing book with its multiple scenes of torture as she breastfed me at night, while my older sister slept and the house was quiet. It was 1980. The apartheid government had declared a state of emergency in the face of growing internal revolt, and my parents were thinking of ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • AYESHA SERIES ( She, Ayesha, She and Allan )

    (Adventure Tale)

    series Unsecretbooks publication
    Ayesha Series is written by Sir Henry Rider Haggard, who was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a founder of the Lost World literary genre. He was also involved in agricultural reform around the British Empire. His stories, situated at the lighter end of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential. Ayesha Series contains 3 ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

    A Routledge Study Guide

    series Routledge Guides to Literature
    Offering an insight into African culture that had not been portrayed before, Things Fall Apart is both a tragic and moving story of an individual set in the wider context of the coming of colonialism, as well as a powerful and complex political statement of cross-cultural encounters.This guide to Chinua Achebe’s compelling novel offers:an accessible introduction to the text and contexts of Things ... Read more

    $67.99 AUD

  • Summarized & Analyzed: "A Long Walk to Water"

    by Student World ...
    series A Quick Guide
    In this book we have included introduction to the book, plot overview, about major characters, complete summary, and critical analysis.Although we know that some students do not want to read the original text of “A Long Walk to Water “ because they prepare only to pass their exams or tests, yet we insist that they read the original text of the book so that they can understand the subtle aspects of ... Read more

    $4.69 AUD

  • Allan Quatermain Series,

    10 Adventure stories of Allan Quatermain

    series Unsecretbooks publication
    Allan Quatermain Series is written by Sir Henry Rider Haggard, who was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a founder of the Lost World literary genre. He was also involved in agricultural reform around the British Empire. His stories, situated at the lighter end of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential. Allan Quatermain ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Heart of Darkness (Illustrated + Audiobook Download Link + Active TOC)

    by Joseph Conrad ...
    FEATURES:      •     Includes beautiful artworks and illustrations      •     A link of a FREE audio book to download at the end of the book      •     Active Table of Contents for an easy navigation within the book      •     Manually coded and crafted by professionals for highest formatting quality and sta... ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • Heart of Darkness with FREE Audiobook+Author's Biography+Active TOC

    by Joseph Conrad ...
    with FREE Audiobook + Author's Biography + Interactive Table of Contents Heart of Darkness is a novella written by Polish-born writer Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski). Before its 1902 publication, it appeared as a three-part series (1899) in Blackwood's Magazine. It is widely regarded as a significant work of English literature and part of the Western canon. This highly ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Decadent Genealogies

    The Rhetoric of Sickness from Baudelaire to D'Annunzio

    Barbara Spackman here examines the ways in which decadent writers adopted the language of physiological illness and alteration as a figure for psychic otherness. By means of an ideological and rhetorical analysis of scientific as well as literary texts, she shows how the rhetoric of sickness provided the male decadent writer with an alibi for the occupation and appropriation of the female body. ... Read more

    Free

  • Around The Globe - Must See Places in Africa

    African Travel Guide for Kids

    series Children's Explore the World Books
    See wild animals in their natural habitat when you go on a virtual tour of Africa. This culture-rich expanse is a trove of knowledge on biodiversity and how wild animals and humans live and interact with each other. Use this book to raise awareness on the importance of wildlife. Grab a copy now! ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Decolonising the Mind

    The Politics of Language in African Literature

    Ngugi describes this book as 'a summary of some of the issues in which I have been passionately involved for the last twenty years of my practice in fiction, theatre, criticism and in teaching of literature.'East Africa [Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda]: EAEP ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Falling for Mr. Unexpected

    by Inge Saunders ...
    Can Emma fall for Mr. Unexpected when she doesn’t believe in Mr. Right or even Mr. Right Now…? Primary school teacher Emma Cupido compares the notion of “The One,” with believing in the Tooth Fairy. When the school holidays starts, she heads for her brother-in-law`s beach house in Strand, South Africa and stumbles on more than she bargained for. Hollywood heartthrob, Damian Davidson flees LA ... Read more

    $7.32 AUD

  • Oral Literature in Africa

    by Ruth Finnegan ...
    Book 1 - World Oral Literature Series
    Ruth Finnegan’s Oral Literature in Africa was first published in 1970, and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces the history of storytelling across the continent of Africa.This revised edition makes Finnegan’s ground-breaking research available to the next generation of scholars. It includes a new ... Read more

    Free

  • Williams Sassine n'est pas n'importe qui

    by Collectif ...
    series Littératures des Afriques
    Cet ouvrage collectif, partiellement issu d’un colloque organisé à l’Université de Paris-Nanterre, entend rendre justice à l’écrivain guinéen Williams Sassine (1944-1997), qui n’a sans doute pas bénéficié jusqu’à présent de toute l’attention qu’il méritait. Par ce titre en forme de clin d’œil à l’un de ses romans, il s’agit de rappeler que son oeuvre, riche, diverse et surprenante par ses ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • La Sociocritique : enjeux théorique et idéologique

    by Adama Samake ...
    La sociocritique se veut synthèse de toutes les théories de l'homme et de sa production. Si cette orientation a l'inconvénient de lui donner un caractère polysémique, source de confusion et d'usage abusif, elle lui permet néanmoins d'être toujours en émergence avec un vaste champ d'exploitation de ses ressources pédagogiques et analytiques. Ainsi s'explique l'apport considérable de la sociologie ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Peacekeeper's Wife

    by Kevin Eze ...
    *The Peacekeeper’s Wife explores lives torn by war, both far and near, strange and foreign, yet deep in the lives left behind.When Issa was sent as one of the several thousands to the peacekeeping mission in the Congo, Malika, his newly wedded wife, watched and waited in helpless horror, entangled in someone else’s war. As Issa guarded the UN base, barring rebels from raping children, and ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Allan Quatermain

    Allan Quartermain (1887) by Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) is the sequel to King Solomon's Mines adventure story. It follows the character Allan Quartermain into the wilderness of Africa after losing his only son. With his companions accompanying him on his journey, they encounter tribal warriors, a lost civilization, and get entangled in a love triangle with the two queen sisters, leading to a ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Escribir la democracia

    Literatura y transiciones democráticas

    by Collectif ...
    series Collection de la Casa de Velázquez
    Los trabajos aquí reunidos abordan las intervenciones de la literatura en los procesos históricos de transición del siglo XX al siglo XXI, en el momento en que la democracia está por construir o consolidar. En el contexto actual, en el que tanto la discursividad como la representación democrática atraviesan una profunda crisis, escribir la democracia pasa a ser una tarea política, cultural y ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Immigration et francographie : Bilan, enjeux et perspectives

    Si la francographie se veut un espace d'affirmation de soi, elle se doit, en même temps, d'être un lieu de la négation réductrice des altérités. Dans ces conditions, « archipelité » et insularité devraient rimer avec pluralité et hybridité ; mais aussi tendre à résonner avec solidarité, multiculturalité et bibliodiversité. Dans notre monde archipélique, l'enracinement culturel est un impératif ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Monuments Egypt and Ancient Civilization

    The Egyptian drawings and illustration collection (1796–1864).

    The Egypt illustrations by David Roberts’ Nile (1796–1864) graciously captures life in Egypt and its ancient civilization. These Egyptian illustrated picturesque scenes of Egypt and its architectural landmarks, as well as the daily lives of the people, while traveling around this fascinating country. ... Read more

    $5.85 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Being Black In America

    by Amira ...
    In this book the author Amira is informing you what their point of view of what it is like in the american black society today. They shares with you the African American society and how certain peope judge the black society today. They discusses everything from violence, teen pregnancy, college and everything which goes in the black community from the good to the bad. Will their opinions make a ... Read more

    $3.92 AUD

  • The Green Machine

    Gene Ramone Brook -- Chaplain Brookie -- ministers to black inmates in the Green Machine, the nickname for the privatized, for-profit prison that relies on a steady stream of black and brown inmates to fill the coffers of its big corporate contractors. It's a place where anguish quickly replaces hope.Chaplain Brookie's ministry aims to tackle the issues the inmates face and prepare them for life ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Straight from the Gutta

    by Robin Chanel ...
    Jadon “Don” Jackson  was born and raised in South Central, California.  Born into a gang-infested neighborhood  with a missing father,  Jadon yearns for more, at any cost.  This story follows Jadon’s life from young boy,  to small time drug dealer;  when an unexpected turn  of events suddenly puts him on top.  Jadon is never without his right-hand man KD,  but what will happen when... ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Décoloniser l'esprit

    " Ce livre est mon adieu à l'anglais ": Ngugi wa Thiong'o, romancier kényan, n'y va pas par quatre chemins, il décide que désormais, il n'écrira plus qu'en kikuyu.Pour un auteur dont les oeuvres sont largement diffusées dans le monde anglophone, c'est une lourde décision, dont Décoloniser l'esprit, écrit en 1986, explique les raisons. L'origine remonte à une "Conférence des écrivains africains de ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD