Books set in Lesotho (4)

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Benditos sean los muertos by Malla Nunn ES

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Country: Africa / Eswatini flag Swaziland
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

Singing Away the Hunger

Singing Away the Hunger : The Autobiography of an African Woman by Mpho ‘M’atsepo Nthunya EN

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Country: Africa / Lesotho flag Lesotho
A compelling and unique autobiography by an African woman with little formal education, less privilege, and almost no experience of books or writing. Mpho's voice is a voice almost never heard in literature or history, a voice from within the struggle of ""ordinary"" African women to negotiate a world which incorporates ancient pastoral ways and the congestion, brutality, and racist violence of city life. It is also the voice of a born storyteller who has a subject worthy of her gifts - a story for all the world to hear.


The Madonna of Excelsior : A Novel by Zakes Mda EN

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"A generous, patient, wry and intelligent voice...[that] suggests not just a writer who can seduce us through beautiful language and unfailing humor. We also encounter a writer who has the power to shock and frighten us, to astound and anger and unsettle us...In short, his is a voice for which one should feel not only affection but admiration." --Neil Gordon, New York Times Book Review Selection, Summer Reading, New York Times Book Review In 1971, nineteen citizens of Excelsior in South Africa's white-ruled Free State were charged with breaking apartheid's Immorality Act, which forbade sex bet... continue