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Recommended books (4)
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 Libya. 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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Anatomy of a Disappearance by Hisham Matar EN

Rating: 3.1     13 Votes
Country: Africa / Libya flag Libya
Description:
Nuri is a young boy when his mother dies. It seems that nothing will fill the emptiness that her strange death leaves behind in the Cairo apartment he shares with his father. Until Mona. When Nuri first sees Mona, sitting in her bright yellow swimsuit by the pool of the Magda Marina holiday resort, the rest of the world vanishes. But it is Nuri's father with whom Mona falls in love and who she will eventually marry. And their happiness consumes Nuri to the point where he longs to get his father out of the way. However, Nuri will soon regret what he wished for. And, as he and his stepmother's w... continue

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In the Country of Men : A Novel by Hisham Matar EN

Rating: 4     27 Votes
Country: Africa / Libya flag Libya
Description:
Libya, 1979. Nine-year-old Suleiman’s days are circumscribed by the narrow rituals of childhood: outings to the ruins surrounding Tripoli, games with friends played under the burning sun, exotic gifts from his father’s constant business trips abroad. But his nights have come to revolve around his mother’s increasingly disturbing bedside stories full of old family bitterness. And then one day Suleiman sees his father across the square of a busy marketplace, his face wrapped in a pair of dark sunglasses. Wasn’t he supposed to be away on business yet again? Why is he going into that strange build... continue
Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

3.

Niemandsland by Hisham Matar NL

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Country: Africa / Libya flag Libya
Recommended: 13 Dec 2022

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The Return : Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between by Hisham Matar EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Africa / Libya flag Libya
Description:
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Recommended: 07 Mar 2022


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