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Recommended books (2)
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 Sudan. 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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Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih EN

Rating: 3.5     23 Votes
Country: Africa / Sudan flag Sudan
Description:
After years of study in Europe, the young narrator of Season of Migration to the North returns to his village along the Nile in the Sudan. It is the 1960s, and he is eager to make a contribution to the new postcolonial life of his country. Back home, he discovers a stranger among the familiar faces of childhood—the enigmatic Mustafa Sa’eed. Mustafa takes the young man into his confidence, telling him the story of his own years in London, of his brilliant career as an economist, and of the series of fraught and deadly relationships with European women that led to a terrible public reckoning and... continue
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Recommended: 25 Jul 2022

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They poured fire on us from the sky by Benson deng, Alephonsion Deng, and Benjamin Ajak EN

Rating: 4     6 Votes
Country: Africa / Sudan flag Sudan
Description:
A stunning literary survival story of three young Sudanese boys, two brothers and a cousin—hailed by the Los Angeles Times as a “moving, beautifully written account, by turns warm and tender.” Between 1987 and 1989, Alepho, Benjamin, and Benson, like tens of thousands of young boys, took flight from the massacres of Sudan's civil war. They became known as the Lost Boys. With little more than the clothes on their backs, sometimes not even that, they streamed out over Sudan in search of refuge. Their journey led them first to Ethiopia and then, driven back into Sudan, toward Kenya. They walked n... continue
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Recommended: 02 Jan 2018



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