The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories

27 February 2020 | By Ernest Hemingway | Filed in: tanzania.

The ideal introduction to the genius of Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories contains ten of Hemingway s most acclaimed and popular works of short fiction Selected from Winner Take Nothing, Men Without Women, and The Fifth Column and the First Forty Nine Stories, this

Desertion

27 February 2020 | By Abdulrazak Gurnah | Filed in: tanzania.

In 1899, an Englishman named Martin Pearce stumbles out of the desert into an East African coastal town and is rescued by Hassanali, a shopkeeper whose beautiful sister Rehana nurses Pearce back to health Pearce and Rehana begin a passionate illicit love affair, which resonates fifty years later

The Tree Where Man Was Born

27 February 2020 | By Peter Matthiessen | Filed in: tanzania.

In this classic volume, Matthiessen exquisitely combines both nature and travel writing to bring East Africa to vivid life He skillfully portrays the daily lives of herdsmen and hunter gatherers the drama of the predator kills the hundreds of exotic animals the breathtaking landscapes and the

We All Went on Safari

27 February 2020 | By Laurie Krebs | Filed in: tanzania.

Join a group of friends as they set out on a counting journey through the grasslands of Tanzania Along the way, the children encounter all sorts of animals including elephants, lions and monkeys, while counting from one to ten in both English and Swahili The lively, rhyming text is accompanied by

By the Sea

27 February 2020 | By Abdulrazak Gurnah | Filed in: tanzania.

On a late November afternoon Saleh Omar arrives at Gatwick Airport from Zanzibar, a far away island in the Indian Ocean With him he has a small bag in which there lies his most precious possession a mahogany box containing incense He used to own a furniture shop, have a house and be a husband

Elizabeti's Doll

27 February 2020 | By Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen | Filed in: tanzania.

Upon the arrival of her new baby brother, Elizabeti decides she needs a doll she can care for the way her mother cares for the new baby After looking around her village, Elizabeti finds the perfect doll to love, and names her Eva When Mama changes the new baby s diaper, Elizabeti changes Eva When

Golden Boy

27 February 2020 | By Tara Sullivan | Filed in: tanzania.

A shocking human rights tragedy brought to light in a story of heartbreak and triumph Thirteen year old Habo has always been different light eyes, yellow hair and white skin Not the good brown skin his family has and not the white skin of tourists Habo is strange and alone His father, unable to

The Magic of Saida

27 February 2020 | By M.G. Vassanji | Filed in: tanzania.

The Magic of Saida tells the haunting story of Kamal, a successful Canadian doctor who, in middle age and after decades in North America, decides to return to his homeland of East Africa to find his childhood sweetheart, Saida Kamal s journey is motivated by a combination of guilt, hope, and the

A Girl Called Problem

27 February 2020 | By Katie Quirk | Filed in: tanzania.

Thirteen year old Shida, whose name means problem in Swahili, certainly has a lot of problems in her life her father is dead, her depressed mother is rud to be a witch, and everyone in her rural Tanzanian village expects her to marry rather than pursue her dream of becoming a healer So when

Eksil (Afrika-trilogien, #1)

27 February 2020 | By Jakob Ejersbo | Filed in: tanzania.

Femten rige Samantha g r alt det forkerte, f rst og fremmest fordi hun ikke vil g re det rigtige, alt det, der forventes af hende Hun synes ikke, hun passer ind nogen steder Hun er engelsk og hvid udenp , men taler swahili og har boet i Tanzania, siden hun var tre Hun er ved at blive voksen, hun

The Book of Secrets

27 February 2020 | By M.G. Vassanji | Filed in: tanzania.

In 1988, a retired schoolteacher named Pius Fernandes receives an old diary found in the back room of an East African shop Written in 1913 by a British colonial administrator, the diary captivates Fernandes, who begins to research the coded history he encounters in its terse, laconic entries What

Green Hills of Africa

27 February 2020 | By Ernest Hemingway | Filed in: tanzania.

Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway s lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where he and his wife Pauline journeyed in December 1933 Hemingway s well known interest in and fascination with big game hunting is magnificently captured in this

Tales from Tanzania: A Mostly True Story

27 February 2020 | By Scott Balows | Filed in: tanzania.

Tales from Tanzania might be one of the funniest books ever written about an African safari It chronicles a vacation gone awry as the author dodges hippos and crocodiles, suffers intestinal distress of an epic nature and is repeatedly mocked by British people The fun begins when an American