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World Fiction - Ethiopia -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Traces of Sandalwood by Anna Soler-Pont and Asha Miró
    Traces of Sandalwood - by Anna Soler-Pont and Asha Miró

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9789462380578 | ISBN 10: 9462380570

    Muna, a young Indian orphan, is working in a carpet factory in Bombay. She cannot forget about her sister Sita, from whom she was separated. Sita, who lives in an orphanage in the same city, doesn’t remember her older sister and dreams about having a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lure of the Honey Bird: The Storytellers of Ethiopia by Elizabeth Laird
    The Lure of the Honey Bird: The Storytellers of Ethiopia - by Elizabeth Laird

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846972461 | ISBN 10: 1846972469

    In 1967, at the age of 23, Elizabeth Laird set off for Addis Ababa to take up her first teaching post. She was introduced to Haile Selassie, made a pilgrimage across the mountains on foot to the ancient city of Lalibela, hitched a ride on an oil tank ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Read the Air by Dinaw Mengestu
    How to Read the Air - by Dinaw Mengestu

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099521037 | ISBN 10: 0099521032

    Dinaw Mengestu's first novel, Children of the Revolution, earned him comparisons to Bellow, Fitzgerald and Naipaul, garnered ecstatic critical praise and won the Guardian First Book Award for its haunting depiction of the immigrant experience in Amer ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beneath the Lion
    Beneath the Lion's Gaze - by Maaza Mengiste

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099539926 | ISBN 10: 0099539926

    An epic tale of a father and two sons, of betrayals and loyalties, of a family unraveling in the wake of Ethiopia’s revolution.  Beneath the Lion’s Gaze opens in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1974, on the eve of a revolution. Yonas kneels in his m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Say You
    Say You're One of Them - by Uwem Akpan

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780349120645 | ISBN 10: 0349120641

    'I see dirty water dripping down the white wall beside me. It is coming from the ceiling. At first, it comes down in two thin lines. The the lines widen and swell into one. Then two more lines come down, in spurts, like little spiders gliding down on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children of the Revolution by Dinaw Mengestu
    Children of the Revolution - by Dinaw Mengestu

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099502739 | ISBN 10: 0099502739

    Seventeen years after fleeing the revolutionary Ethiopia that claimed his father's life, Sepha Stephanos is a man caught between two existences: the one he left behind aged nineteen, and the new life he has forged in Washington DC.  Sepha spends ... more

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