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Recommended historical books (3)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into historical here are some historical books from Rwanda for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.


Consolata by Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Africa / Rwanda flag Rwanda


Igifu by Scholastique Mukasonga EN

0 Ratings
Country: Africa / Rwanda flag Rwanda
The stories in Igifu summon phantom memories of Rwanda and radiate with the fierce ache of a survivor. From the National Book Award finalist who Zadie Smith says, "rescues a million souls from the collective noun genocide." Scholastique Mukasonga's autobiographical stories rend a glorious Rwanda from the obliterating force of recent history, conjuring the noble cows of her home or the dew-swollen grass they graze on. In the title story, five-year-old Colomba tells of a merciless overlord, hunger or igifu, gnawing away at her belly. She searches for sap at the bud of a flower, scraps of sweet p... continue
Recommended: 07 Sep 2022


Our Lady of the Nile by Scholastique Mukasonga EN

Rating: 4     3 Votes
Country: Africa / Rwanda flag Rwanda
Introducing Scholastique Mukasonga to the UK: a major international author and her brilliant and award-winning first novel.
Recommended: 16 Sep 2022

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