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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 Mozambique.
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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A personal account of the horrifying effects of life caused by apartheid South African backed MNR rebels in Mozambique
Estórias breves mas contendo, cada uma delas, as infinitas vidas que se condensam em cada ser humano. Uma vez mais, a linguagem é trabalhada como se fosse delicada filigrana, confirmando o que o autor disse de si mesmo: «conto estórias por via da poesia». São vinte e nove contos unidos como missangas em redor de um fio, que é a escrita encantada de um consagrado fabricador de ilusões.
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After twenty years of marriage, Rami discovers that her husband has been living a double--or rather, a quintuple--life. Tony, a senior police officer in Maputo, has apparently been supporting four other families for many years. Rami remains calm in the face of her husband's duplicity and plots to make an honest man out of him. After Tony is forced to marry the four other women--as well as an additional lover--according to polygamist custom, the rival lovers join together to declare their voices and demand their rights. In this brilliantly funny and feverishly scathing critique, a major work fr... continue
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“A wonderful mix of magical realism and wordplay that has a similar tone to Márquez at his best. Couto writes in an idiom all his own that feels authentically African.”—Ink In Mozambique after the end of the civil war, local soldiers have been unaccountably blown up. When it begins to happen to UN peacekeepers, a high-level delegation visits the village of Tizangara to initiate an investigation. As the UN investigation unfolds, Mia Couto brilliantly shows how the perceptions of events both inside and outside the country are altered when interpreted from an African perspective. Mia Couto was bo... continue
A collection of stories set in Mozambique.