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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 Swaziland. 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.


A Beautiful Place to Die by Malla Nunn EN

Rating: 4     22 Votes
Country: Africa / Eswatini flag Swaziland
Jacob's Rest, a tiny town on the border between South Africa and Mozambique, 1952. An Afrikaner police officer is found dead. Detective Emmanuel Cooper, an Englishman, begins investigating the murder following a trail of clues that lead him to uncover as
Recommended: 23 Sep 2023


Present Darkness : A Novel by Malla Nunn EN

Rating: 4.5     6 Votes
Country: Africa / Eswatini flag Swaziland
A tale set in the harsh world of apartheid South Africa finds Detective Emmanuel Cooper cancelling his holiday plans to learn the truth about his best friend's wrongful murder charge by a high-profile white teen, a case that pits him against violent gangs and corrupt government officials. By the author of A Beautiful Place to Die. Original.
Genre Crime
Recommended: 22 Sep 2023


Weeding the Flowerbeds by Sarah Mkhonza EN

0 Ratings
Country: Africa / Eswatini flag Swaziland
Recommended: 03 May 2022


When the Ground Is Hard by Malla Nunn EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Africa / Eswatini flag Swaziland
Edgar Award nominee stuns in this heartrending tale set in a Swaziland boarding school where two girls of different castes bond over a shared copy of Jane Eyre. Adele Joubert loves being one of the popular girls at Keziah Christian Academy. She knows the upcoming semester at school is going to be great with her best friend Delia at her side. Then Delia dumps her for a new girl with more money, and Adele is forced to share a room with Lottie, the school pariah, who doesn't pray and defies teachers' orders. But as they share a copy of Jane Eyre, Lottie's gruff exterior and honesty grow on Adele,... continue
Recommended: 20 Sep 2022

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