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  • Poor No More

    by Robert Ruark

    Poor No More is a story about Craig Price, a rural North Carolinian who grew up in poverty. As an adult, Price evolved into a tycoon who had amassed a financial fortune. His lifestyle and persona, at first, is appealing to many, yet in the end, he misleads and uses business partners and girlfriends. Unsurprisingly, his family life is a mess. While Craig Price accumulates more and more wealth and ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • On J. M. Coetzee

    Writers on Writers

    by Ceridwen Dovey

    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

  • 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

  • Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

    A Routledge Study Guide

    by David Whittaker and 1 more

    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

    $62.58 AUD

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

    (Adventure Tale)

    by H. Rider Haggard

    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

  • CliffsNotes on Achebe's Things Fall Apart

    by John Chua

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.In CliffsNotes on Things Fall Apart, you explore the ground-breaking work of author Chinua Achebe, considered by many to ... Read more

    $7.91 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

    $1.52 AUD

  • Around The Globe - Must See Places in Africa

    African Travel Guide for Kids

    by Baby Professor

    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

    $6.92 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

  • 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

    $7.66 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

  • Oral Literature in Africa

    by Ruth Finnegan

    series World Oral Literature Series #1
    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

  • Allan Quatermain Series,

    10 Adventure stories of Allan Quatermain

    by H. Rider Haggard

    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

  • Decadent Genealogies

    The Rhetoric of Sickness from Baudelaire to D'Annunzio

    by Barbara Spackman

    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

  • African Philosophical and Literary Possibilities

    Re-reading the Canon

    by Aretha Phiri and 8 more

    series African Philosophy: Critical Perspectives and Global Dialogue
    Recognizing philosophy’s traditional influence on—and literature’s creative stimulus for—sociopolitical discourses, imaginations, and structures, African Philosophical and Literary Possibilities: Re-reading the Canon, edited by Aretha Phiri, probes the cross-referential, interdisciplinary relationships between African literature and African philosophy. The contributors write within the broader ... Read more

    $62.36 AUD

  • From Francophonie to World Literature in French

    Ethics, Poetics, and Politics

    by Thérèse Migraine-George

    In 2007 the French newspaper Le Monde published a manifesto titled “Toward a ‘World Literature’ in French,” signed by forty-four writers, many from France’s former colonies. Proclaiming that the francophone label encompassed people who had little in common besides the fact that they all spoke French, the manifesto’s proponents, the so-called francophone writers themselves, sought to energize a ... Read more

    $61.48 AUD

  • Islam in the Eastern African Novel

    by E. Mirmotahari

    series Literatures and Cultures of the Islamic World
    This study of the sub-Saharan African novel interprets representations of Islam as a central organising presence that generates new conceptual questions and demands new critical frameworks with which to approach categories like nationhood, race, diaspora, immigration, and Africa's multiple colonial pasts. ... Read more

    $116.15 AUD

  • Intertextuality in Contemporary African Literature

    Looking Inward

    by Ode Ogede

    This book is a study in African literary influence. It focuses on the importance of indigenous sources to new writing. The analytical framework for the study draws on recent conceptual advances in theories of authorship. Juxtaposing works and authors that are traditionally thought to be unlikely bedfellows, the book persuasively identifies their hitherto unexamined points of contact, opening up a ... Read more

    $136.61 AUD

  • African Literature, Animism and Politics

    by Caroline Rooney

    series Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures
    This book marks an important contribution to colonial and postcolonial studies in its clarification of the African discourse of consciousness and its far-reaching analyses of a literature of animism. It will be of great interest to scholars in many fields including literary and critical theory, philosophy, anthropology, politics and psychoanalysis. ... Read more

    $83.92 AUD

  • Popular Media in Kenyan History

    Fiction and Newspapers as Political Actors

    by George Ogola

    series African Histories and Modernities
    The book examines popular fiction columns, a dominant feature in Kenyan newspapers, published in the twentieth century and examines their historical and cultural impact on Kenyan politics. The book interrogates how popular cultural forms such as popular fiction engage with and subject the polity to constant critique through informal but widely recognized cultural forms of censure. The book further ... Read more

    $116.15 AUD

  • Equatorial Guinean Literature in its National and Transnational Contexts

    by Marvin A. Lewis

    This is the first book to interpret the African dimension of contemporary Hispanic literature.Equatorial Guinea, a former Spanish colony, is the only African country in which Spanish is an official language and which has a tradition of literature in Spanish. This is a study of the literature produced by the nation’s writers from 2007 to 2013. Since its independence in 1968, Equatorial Guinea has ... Read more

    $79.96 AUD

  • La Méditerranée se colore de noir ou le renouvellement du roman policier

    Yasmina Khadra, Andreu Martín et Giorgio Todde

    by Claudia Canu Fautré

    series Nouvelle poétique comparatiste / New Comparative Poetics
    Cet ouvrage s’attache à comprendre ce qui caractérise l’espace méditerranéen actuellement à travers le roman policier méditerranéen.Le traitement de l’articulation espace-temps investit et remet en question les frontières entre Occident et Orient, entre Nord et Sud. Des chronotopies ainsi qu’une nouvelle topographie de la Méditerranée se dessinent sous la plume des auteurs des deux rives et nous ... Read more

    $84.25 AUD

  • Critical Perspectives on Afro-Latin American Literature

    by Antonio D. Tillis

    series Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora
    After generations of being rendered virtually invisible by the US academy in critical anthologies and literary histories, writing by Latin Americans of African ancestry has become represented by a booming corpus of intellectual and critical investigation. This volume aims to provide an introduction to the literary worlds and perceptions of national culture and identity of authors from Spanish ... Read more

    $71.49 AUD

  • The Politics of History in Contemporary Africa

    by Frank Ankersmit and 1 more

    This book mediates a dialectics between power and subjectivity versus history and politics. The invention of Africa is not merely a residue of Africa's encounter with Europe but a project in continuity in contemporary history of Africa, where history has become a location of struggle and meaning, a location of power and domination. Eze contends that postcolonial African studies that thrive by way ... Read more

    $89.09 AUD