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  1. Little Mother

    Little Mother

    A Novel

    Written by Cristina Ali Farah, Introduced by and Translated by Giovanna Bellesia-Contuzzi, Translated by Victoria Offredi Poletto

    Series Global African Voices

    Indiana University Press

    When civil war erupts in Somalia, cousins Domenica Axad and Barni are separated and forced to flee the country. Barni manages to eke out a living in Rome, where she works as an obstetrician. Domenica wanders Europe in a painful... Learn More
    Published: 20th May 2011
    Hardback | £54.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  2. Life and a Half
    Listed as one of the 100 best books on Africa, Life and a Half was Sony Labou Tansi’s response to the death of close friends during a bloody military and political crackdown in Congo. The novel takes place in an imaginary African... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2011
    Paperback | £15.99
  3. I Was an Elephant Salesman
    A landmark bestseller in Italy, I Was an Elephant Salesman gives a name and a face to the thousands of anonymous African street vendors in cities across Europe. Through the voice of a thinly veiled first-person narrator, Pap Khouma... Learn More
    Published: 29th August 2010
    Hardback | £45.00
    Paperback | £14.99
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