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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 Sierra Leone. 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 Long Way Gone : Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah EN

Rating: 4     214 Votes
Description:
In a heart-wrenching, candid autobiography, a human rights activist offers a firsthand account of war from the perspective of a former child soldier, detailing the violent civil war that wracked his native Sierra Leone and the government forces that transformed a gentle young boy into a killer as a member of the army. 75,000 first printing.
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Recommended: 25 May 2022

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Maanschaduw

Maanschaduw by Aminatta Forna NL

Rating: 3     1 Vote
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Recommended: 23 Nov 2022

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The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna EN

Rating: 4     9 Votes
Description:
"Are we girls, or are we demons? Are we going to die or are we going to survive? Deka lives in fear of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she can become a member of her village. If she bleeds red, she will belong. But on the day of the ceremony, her blood runs gold--the color of impurity, of a demon. The consequences force Deka to leave her village with a mysterious woman, destined to join an army of girls like her --the alaki, girls who are near-immortals with rare gifts, and the only ones able to stop the empire's greatest threat. But as she journeys to the capital to train for t... continue
Recommended: 08 Apr 2021

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The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna EN

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Recommended: 01 Feb 2018


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