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Recommended books (3)
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 Tanzania. 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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By the Sea by Abdulrazak Gurnah EN

Rating: 4     5 Votes
Country: Africa / Tanzania flag Tanzania
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On a late November afternoon Saleh Omar arrives at Gatwick Airport from Zanzibar, a far away island in the Indian Ocean. With him he has a small bag in which there lies his most precious possession - a mahogany box containing incense. He used to own a furniture shop, have a house and be a husband and father. Now he is an asylum seeker from paradise; silence his only protection. Meanwhile Latif Mahmud, someone intimately connected with Saleh's past, lives quietly alone in his London flat. When Saleh and Latif meet in an English seaside town, a story is unravelled. It is a story of love and betr... continue
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Recommended: 04 Sep 2022

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Gravel Heart by Abdulrazak Gurnah EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Africa / Tanzania flag Tanzania
Description:
Moving from revolutionary Zanzibar in the 1960s to restless London in the 1990s, Gravel Heart is a powerful story of exile, migration and betrayal, from the Booker Prize-shortlisted author of Paradise. Salim has always believed that his father does not want him. Living with his parents and his adored Uncle Amir in a house full of secrets, he is a bookish child, a dreamer haunted by night terrors. It is the 1970s and Zanzibar is changing. Tourists arrive, the island's white sands obscuring the memory of recent conflict: longed-for independence from British colonialism swiftly followed by bloody... continue
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Recommended: 07 Sep 2022

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Your personal leadership guide by Ntangeki Nshala EN

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Country: Africa / Tanzania flag Tanzania
Description:
This book is for YOUTH. Those in Secondary school or College. While our YOUTH are schools they are taught in curriculum that prepares them to become skilled to perform certain professional tasks. ..like being a Doctor, Engineer, Lawyer, Accountant..etc. very few schools focus their efforts to shape the character of these YOUTH to grow up into responsible people who can use their knowledge, skills and energy for the general benefit of their families and community at large. In this book I talk to YOUTH about habits that need to be developed and which will be useful as they grow up and navigate t... continue
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Recommended: 08 Apr 2018



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