African Fiction

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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

by Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart is a 1958 English-language novel by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe. It is a staple book in schools throughout Africa and widely read and studied in English-speaking countries around the world. It is seen as the archetypal modern African novel in English, and one of the first African novels written in English to receive global critical acclaim. The title of the novel comes from William Butler Yeats' poem "The Second Coming".
Anthills Of the Savannah

Anthills Of the Savannah

by Chinua Achebe

Anthills of the Savannah is a 1987 novel by Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe. A finalist for the 1987 Booker Prize for Fiction, it has been described as the "most important novel to come out of Africa in the [1980s]."
Songs Of Enchantment

Songs Of Enchantment

by Ben Okri

Ben Okri was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He lives in London.
Batouala

Batouala

by Rene Maran

Bound To Violence

Bound To Violence

by Yambo Ouologuem

The Dark Child

The Dark Child

by Camara Laye

Wild Cat

Wild Cat

by Laura Black

Mission To Kala

Mission To Kala

by Mongo Beti

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After the Fact

by James West;Lytle, Mark H Davidson

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High Impact Church

by Leon Morris

African Fiction Books & Ephemera

Swart Pelgrim

Swart Pelgrim

by Venter, F A

Fools and Other Stories

Fools and Other Stories

by Ndebele, Njabulo

A Wreath For Udomo

A Wreath For Udomo

by Abrahams, Peter

Albino

Albino

by Cope, Jack

Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

by Achebe, Chinua

New York, U.S.A.: Anchor Books, 1994. Mint. Completely clean. As new condition.
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$6.00
Morality For Beautiful Girls

Morality For Beautiful Girls

by Smith Alexander McCall

New York: Anchor, 2002. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 205x130x18xmm. 205x130x18xmm+260g . . Anchor. New York. 2002. . . . Precious Ramotswe investigates two very different cases--the alleged poisoning of the brother of an important government official. and the moral character of the finalists of the Miss Beauty and Integrity Contest. THE NO. 1 LADIES? DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 3 Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies? Detective Agency series. the basis of the HBO TV show. and its... Read more
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AU$22.80
Farce about Uys. A Legal Assembly in two Riotous Acts

Farce about Uys. A Legal Assembly in two Riotous Acts

by Uys, Pieter Dirk

., .. .. Paperback. English. ISBN 0868500771. Publisher: Jonathan Ball / Ad Donker. 1983. In good condition. .
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$5.00
Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

by Chinua Achebe

Barnes & Noble, Incorporated, 2014. Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$3.89
LYRICS ALLEY.

LYRICS ALLEY.

by Aboulela, Leila

New York:: Grove Press,, (2010). Very near fine in illustrated wrappers. . Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) Novel set in 1950s Sudan, as British rule is coming to an end, by this award winning author, the story of a powerful dynasty trying to reconcile the pull of tradition and the need to move forward in a rapidly changing country. 308 pp plus author's note.
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$21.50
The Wanderings Of An Elephant Hunter

The Wanderings Of An Elephant Hunter

by Bell W D M

Neville Spearman and The Holland Press, 1958. Hardcover. Good/Good. 240x180x28xmm. BELL, W D M. 240x180x28xmm+680g . . 500g Postage Incorrect see below for 1kg . . Neville Spearman and The Holland Press. . 1958. . . . Pp187. Hard green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine; in original dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by the author. Name on front free endpaper. Pages foxed. Spine of jacket browned. . An intimate look at the proceeding of a hunter of African animals in the 1920's: Image is ALWAYS... Read more
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AU$113.60
The Thoughts of General Smuts Compiled By His Private Secretary

The Thoughts of General Smuts Compiled By His Private Secretary

by Blanckenberg, P. B

., .. .. Hardback. English. Juta. 1951. ISBN: 0. 230pp.
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$20.00
The Insurance Salesman and Other Stories

The Insurance Salesman and Other Stories

by SAROYAN, William

London: Faber and Faber Limited, (1941). First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good + /Good. Small, thin 8vo. Pp. 159. Bound in taupe cloth with lettering stamped in red on front cover and spine. Very slight toning to prelims, else Fine in a dust jacket with chips at head and tail of spine and top right fore-edge. Only published in England, the collection presents 18 short stories. A worthy copy, despite detracting qualities to dust jacket. Dust jacket is now preserved in a clear, removable archival... Read more
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$75.00
Songs of Enchantment  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Songs of Enchantment - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Okri, Ben

London: Jonathan Cape. Fine. 1993. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 0224036300 . A Fine first edition/first Impression in alike dust-wrapper; Sequel to the Booker Prize-winning The Famished Road .
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$35.00
Bound to Violence

Bound to Violence

by OUOLOGUEM, Yambo

New York: HJB, 1971. Hardcover. First American edition, translated by Ralph Manheim. Advance Review Copy with a complimentary slip Signed by publisher Helen Wolff. Fine in fine dustwrapper with very light wear along the edges. Author's first novel, awarded the Prix Renaudot and hailed by critics as the first truly African novel for its treatment of history and myth.
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$124.00
A Time To Die

A Time To Die

by Smith Wilbur

London: Heinemann, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 240x160x45xmm. 240x160x45xmm+848g . . 500g Postage Incorrect see below for 1kg . . Heinemann. London. 1989. First Edition. 2nd Printing. . Pp461. Black hard cloth boards with gold lettering to spine in original dust jacket- repaired tear to bottom corner: Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages. creasing and losses unless otherwise noted.. . .... Read more
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AU$45.40
The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party

The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party

by Smith Alexander McCall

London: Abacus Software, 2012. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 200x125x20xmm. 200x125x20xmm+213g . . Abacus Software. London. 2012. . . . As the countdown to Mma Makutsi's wedding begins. all is not as it should be at the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. While investigating unpleasant occurrences on a southern cattle-post. Mma Ramotswe. always on the side of the weak against the strong. has reason to reflect on Rule No. 3 of The Principles of Private Detection: never lie to the client. Apprentice... Read more
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AU$22.80
Jock Of The Bushveld

Jock Of The Bushveld

by Fitzpatrick Sir Percy

Longmans, 1966. Hardcover. No Jacket. 230x150x40xmm. CALDWELL, E. 230x150x40xmm+869g . . 500g Postage Incorrect see below for 1kg . . Longmans. . 1966. . . . Pp474. Hard cloth boards with gold lettering to spine and gazelle's head in gold on the front board; . Illustrated by E. CALDWELL. Boards are worn. interior clean and bright: Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages. creasing and losses unless otherwise noted.. . .... Read more
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AU$22.80
True At First Light

True At First Light

by Hemingway Ernest

London UK: William Heinemann, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 240x160x30xmm. 240x160x30xmm+575g . . 500g Postage Incorrect see below for 1kg . . William Heinemann. London UK. 1999. First Edition. . . Pp319. London: UK. This is Hemingway's final novel with an introduction by his son Patrick. Black hard boards with gold lettering to spine in original dust jacket: Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages.... Read more
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AU$51.00
A Sparrow Falls

A Sparrow Falls

by Smith Wilbur

London: Heinemann, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 220x135x45xmm. 220x135x45xmm+749g . . 500g Postage Incorrect see below for 1kg . . Heinemann. London. 1977. First Edition. . . Pp539. Hard boards on original dust jacket. Slight foxing to edges of pages; seen when book closed: Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages. creasing and losses unless otherwise noted.. . .... Read more
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AU$102.20
[ THINGS FALL APART BY ACHEBE, CHINUA](AUTHOR)HARDBACK

[ THINGS FALL APART BY ACHEBE, CHINUA](AUTHOR)HARDBACK

by Achebe, Chinua

Hardback. New. One of a series of fiction titles for schools. Okonkwo, a man of the Ibo tribe in Nigeria at the end of the last century, is a person of substance, character and promise, but he and his people are doomed to be destroyed - both from within the tribe and by the arrival of the white man.
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£13.62
Wand of Noble Wood

Wand of Noble Wood

by Nzekwu, Onunuora

New York : Signet/The New American Library, 1963. First US Edition/First Printing. Paperback. Near Fine/N/A. First Printing stated. A beautiful glossy copy with minimal wear. One word in ink to top of first page. Red tinted page ends.
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$10.00
Songs of Enchantment.

Songs of Enchantment.

by OKRI, Ben

New York: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday, 1993. First edition / First printing. Uncorrected proof. Printed ivory wrappers. Fine.
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$18.00
Songs of Enchantment

Songs of Enchantment

by Ben Okri

London: Jonathan Cape, 1992 Evocative novel by the Booker Prize winning Nigerian novelist. Creasing to spine and corners, bumping to edges of cover, marking to page edges and evidence of erased price mark to half-title page, otherwise good paperback copy.. First Thus, 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£7.50
The Student of Zend

The Student of Zend

by Cope, Jack

London: Heinemann. 1972. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy with just a touch of edgewear to the dustjacket. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 280 pages.. A novel based around the fears and preoccuptions of the post-war generation by this highly regarded South African author and poet. . 1st Edition. Hardcover.
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AU$25.00
Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

by Achebe, Chinua

Heinemann International Literature & Textbooks. Very Good. 1986. Trade Paperback. 0435905260 . Trade Paperback in Very Good condition. Tightly bound & unmarked with light tanning to the interior page edges. Previous owner's name written to the front free end paper, light cover wear. "Tells the story of Okonkwo, an important man in the Obi tribe, in the days when white men were first appearing on the scene. This novel tells of the series of events by which Okonkwo, through his pride... Read more
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CA$10.95
ANTHILLS OF THE SAVANNAH

ANTHILLS OF THE SAVANNAH

by Achebe, Chinua

New York:: Anchor Press / Doubleday,, 1988.. Very good in a good dust jacket (several edge tears to dj, corner of flap clipped but price of 16.95 still present).. First US printing. A novel of contemporary Africa by this Nigerian writer. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. 216 pp.
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$21.50
Reconstruction: 90 Years of Black Historical Literature

Reconstruction: 90 Years of Black Historical Literature

by Mutloatse, Miothobi (Compiled and Edited by)

., .. .. Paperback. English. Ravan Press. 1981. In fair condition. Previously owned by D. Pinnock. Name written inside. .
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$15.00
The Good Husband Of Zebra Drive

The Good Husband Of Zebra Drive

by Smith Alexander McCall

New York: Pantheon Books, 2007. First American Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 215x145x22xmm. 215x145x22xmm+375g . . Pantheon Books. New York. 2007. First American Edition. . . No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization); Women private investigators; Botswana: Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages. creasing and losses unless otherwise noted.. . . . .... Read more
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AU$51.00