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6 popular swazi books
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.

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A Beautiful Place to Die by Malla Nunn EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Eswatini flag Swaziland
Description:
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

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Benditos sean los muertos by Malla Nunn ES

0 Ratings
Country: Africa / Eswatini flag Swaziland
Description:
Regresa el detective Emmanuel Cooper con esta poderosa novela sobre dos comunidades forzadas a enfrentarse entre sí después de un asesinato que deja al descubierto sus más íntimos secretos en la Sudáfrica del apartheid. «Un prodigio de destreza.» Kirkus Reviews «Absorbente. Soberbia.» Publishers Weekly El cadáver de Amahle, una hermosa joven zulú de 17 años, aparece en una ladera de los Montes Drakensberg, cubierto de flores, entre el poblado donde su padre es jefe tribal y la enorme granja de un blanco donde trabajaba. El detective Emmanuel Cooper y su ayudante Shabalala, también pertenecient... continue

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Blessed Are the Dead : An Emmanuel Cooper Mystery by Malla Nunn EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Eswatini flag Swaziland
Description:
Detective Emmanuel Cooper returns to solve a darkly romantic mystery in this rich and complex novel by Malla Nunn, author of Let the Dead Lie and A Beautiful Place to Die. Detective Sergeant Emmanuel Cooper returns in this powerful, atmospheric novel about two communities forced to confront each other after a murder that exposes their secret ties and forbidden desires in apartheid South Africa, by award-winning author Malla Nunn. The body of a beautiful seventeen-year-old Zulu girl, Amahle, is found covered in wildflowers on a hillside in the Drakensberg Mountains, halfway between her father’s... continue

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Present Darkness : A Novel by Malla Nunn EN

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Country: Africa / Eswatini flag Swaziland
Description:
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.

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Weeding the Flowerbeds by Sarah Mkhonza EN

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Country: Africa / Eswatini flag Swaziland
Description:
Weeding the Flowerbeds is a memoir of boarding school at Manzini Nazarene High School in Swaziland, a country in Southern Africa. In this book Sarah explores life in the boarding school at Manzini Nazarene High School, a school that produced many graduates. She explores life in an educational institution where growing up is takes place under strict hostel rules in the seventies. As young Swazi girls Bulelo, Sisile and Makhosi grow up learning about life and Christianity. They learn to love school and also to appreciate writing and literature. All the time they feel as if they are being pushed ... continue

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When the Ground Is Hard by Malla Nunn EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: Africa / Eswatini flag Swaziland
Description:
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


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