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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 10 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Petals of Blood by Ngugi wa Thiong
    Petals of Blood - by Ngugi wa Thiong'o

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784873363 | ISBN 10: 1784873365

    After decades of British rule Kenya has declared its independence, but drought and poor harvests still govern the village of Ilmorog. Undeterred, Munira, Karega, Wanja and Abdulla each move to Ilmorog in search of a more provincial life, only to find ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dance of the Jakaranda by Peter Kimani
    Dance of the Jakaranda - by Peter Kimani

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781846592096 | ISBN 10: 1846592097

    New York Times Notable Book of the Year   1963. Kenya is on the verge of independence from British colonial rule. In the Great Rift Valley, Kenyans of all backgrounds come together in the previously white-only establishment of the Jakaranda Ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hiding in Plain Sight by Nuruddin Farah
    Hiding in Plain Sight - by Nuruddin Farah

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780747996 | ISBN 10: 1780747993

    When Bella, an internationally known fashion photographer, dazzling and aloof, is forced to return to Nairobi to care for her teenage niece and nephew, she feels an unfamiliar surge of protectiveness and responsibility. †But when their mother unex ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
    Dust - by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783781317 | ISBN 10: 1783781319

    Kenya, 2007. Odidi Oganda, running for his life, is gunned down in the streets of Nairobi. His sister, Ajany, and their father bring his body back home, to a crumbling colonial house in northern Kenya. But the peace they seek is hard to find: the mur ... more

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  • Cover image of book White Lies by Lynn Michell
    White Lies - by Lynn Michell

    £11.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780955961830 | ISBN 10: 0955961831

    By 1950, Kenya was on the verge of one of the bloodiest wars of decolonisation fought in Britainís twentieth century empire.í Britainís Gulag.   Eve is dutifully typing her fatherís dictated memoirs of his time as a soldier in WWII and in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Obscure Logic of the Heart by Priya Basil
    The Obscure Logic of the Heart - by Priya Basil

    £13.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780552773850 | ISBN 10: 0552773859

    A devoted daughter; a secret love; an impossible dilemma...  Lina has always been the apple of her fatherís strict eye. When she meets Anil, a wealthy, cultured and decidedly liberal student of architecture from Kenyaís Asian community, ... 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 Desertion by Abdulrazak Gurnah
    Desertion - by Abdulrazak Gurnah

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747578956 | ISBN 10: 0747578958

    Early one morning in 1889, in a small town along the coast from Mombasa, Hassanali sets out for the mosque. But he never gets there, for out of the desert stumbles an ashen and exhausted Englishman who collapses at his feet.  That man is Martin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The In-Between World of Vikram Lall by M.G. Vassanji
    The In-Between World of Vikram Lall - by M.G. Vassanji

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781841956060 | ISBN 10: 1841956066

    "My name is Vikram Lall. I have the distinction of having been numbered one of Africa's most corrupt men..."  Vikram Lall inhabits an 'in-between world': between his ancestral home in India and the Kenya he loves passionately; between his infamo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Forest of the Pygmies by Isabel Allende
    Forest of the Pygmies - by Isabel Allende

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780007199648 | ISBN 10: 0007199643

    From one of the world's best loved storytellers, the trilogy that began with City of the Beasts comes to a thrilling climax. †Alexander Cold knows all too well his grandmother Kate is never far from an adventure. When National Geographic commissions ... more

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