The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories

13 November 2019 | 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 collec

Desertion

13 November 2019 | 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 wh

The Tree Where Man Was Born

13 November 2019 | 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 a

We All Went on Safari

13 November 2019 | 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

13 November 2019 | 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 an

The Book of Secrets

13 November 2019 | 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

Elizabeti's Doll

13 November 2019 | 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

The Magic of Saida

13 November 2019 | 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 de

A Girl Called Problem

13 November 2019 | 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

Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe

13 November 2019 | By Jane Goodall | Filed in: tanzania.

THROUGH A WINDOW is the dramatic saga of thirty years in the life of a community, of birth and death, sex and love, power and war It reads like a novel, but it is one of the most important scientific works ever published The community is Gombe, on the shores of Lake Tangganyika, where the principa

Eksil (Afrika-trilogien, #1)

13 November 2019 | 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

Green Hills of Africa

13 November 2019 | 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 evocativ

Golden Boy

13 November 2019 | 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