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Recommended books (3)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the Read Around Africa Challenge were written by authors from congo,-democratic-republic-of. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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Full Circle by Frederick Yamusangie EN

Rating: 2     1 Vote
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'"C'est l'arrivee," someone said. These were the first words the boy heard when the lorry on which he and the others had been travelling at last turned into the parking lodge at Bulungu, their final destination after a two-day journey from Kinshasa. The boy was impatient to find out more about this place, which might soon become his permanent home. With his little brain he had imagined that people everywhere lived like the people at his birthplace.' The idea of clashes or differences between cultures didn't make sense to the young boy who is sent by his international parents to a country villa... continue
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Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

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Pleidooi voor leven

Pleidooi voor leven by Denis Mukwege NL

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Description:
Leven en werk van de Congolese gynaecoloog Denis Mukwege, Nobelprijswinnaar voor de Vrede 2018, die vrouwen behandelt die het slachtoffer zijn geweldadige verkrachtingen en genitale verminking.
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Recommended: 06 Oct 2022

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Tram 83 by Fiston Mwanza Mujila EN

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Two friends, one a budding writer home from Europe, the other an ambitious racketeer, meet in the only nightclub, the Tram 83, in a war-torn city-state in secession, surrounded by profit-seekers of all languages and nationalities. Tram 83 plunges the reader into the modern African gold rush as cynical as it is comic and colorfully exotic, using jazz rhythms to weave a tale of human relationships in a world that has become a global village. Fiston Mwanza Mujila (b. 1981, Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo) is a poet, dramatist, and scholar. Tram 83 is his award-winning and raved-about deb... continue
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Recommended: 07 Sep 2022



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