Wednesday, 1 January 2014

20 Best African Novels Must Read & Winner of Book Giveaway

These are my compilation of 20 Best African novels must read based on the novels I have read so far, in order of preference.
  1. The Joys of Motherhood, 1979, by Buchi Emecheta  
  2. Zenzele A letter for My Daughter by J. Nozipo Maraire
  3. Neighbours, 1995, Lília Momplé
  4. Things Fall Apart, 1958, by Chinua Achebe 
  5. Half of a yellow sun, 2006, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  6. Women are Different, 1986, Flora Nwapa 
  7. Changes, A Love Story, 1991, by Ama Ata Aidoo 
  8. Kehinde, 1994, Buchi Emecheta
  9. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, 2007, Ishmael Beah 
  10. I Do Not Come to You by Chance, 2009, Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani  
  11. Minaret, 2005, Leila Aboulela
  12. One is Enough, 1981, Flora Nwapa
  13. Diaries of a Dead African, 2003, Chuma Nwokolo, JR 
  14. Born In The Big Rains, 2004, Fadumo Korn
  15. Infidel, 2007, by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
  16. No Longer at Ease, 1960, by Chinua Achebe 
  17. Living, Loving and Lying Awake at Night, 1991, Sindiwe Magona
  18. So Long A Letter, 1979, Mariama Bâ
  19. The Education of a Brtish-Protected Child, 2009, Chinua Achebe 
  20. The Palm-Wine Drinkard, 1952, Amos Tutuola


You now have your New Year Reading Challenge, do not hesitate to read them all. They are all page-turner, eye-opener and  entertaining.

Moreover, I hosted a Book Giveaway on the 15th of December 2013, please click here for more info. Six candidates participated from five different nationalities, American (U.S.A), Burudian, Ugandan, Portuguese and Nigerians.
I would like to annouce that the winner is Thierry Manirambona a Burundian that lives in Belgium, the novel will be dispatched to him tomorrow. I hope he enjoys it and shares his reading experience with us.

Wishing you all a Happy and Prosperous reading!

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