Tag Archives: Africa

Book Review: Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight

Fuller, Alexandra Random House, 2001 An interesting mix of autobiography, history, travel narrative and social commentary wrapped into one neat little package.  Put simply, it’s the story of a white family in southern Africa during the societal changes of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Other Side of Silence

The Other Side of Silence Brink, Andre Harcourt, 2002   This is a hard book to place.  On several levels it is the type of book that should be required reading, on others it is hard to recommend.  My view … Continue reading

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Book Review – Say You’re One of Them

Akpan, Uwem Back Bay, 2008 This collection of short stories, including a couple which could be stand-alone novellas, centers around the various conflicts in recent (and sadly also current) African events as seen through the eyes of children and young … Continue reading

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