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African Assignment By Christina Engela
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Theo Engela’s short stories were written during the 1950’s and 60’s, and set in the South African bushveld and society of the day, providing a fresh look at a world now long... More > vanished. Using imagery and place names unfamiliar to folk living in the 21st century, the author shows us a simpler, less complicated world filled with wonder and mystery, where crime could still be perfect and the world lived fearfully under the ever-present threat of the Cold War. Mesmerizing African folklore and almost-vanished cultures stand side by side. Rounded off in his own unique style, he displays a biting sense of humor and irony in his work, which would probably not seem out of place in a Hitchcock serial or even in the Twilight Zone< Less
African Assignment By Christina Engela & Theo Engela
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Theo Engela's short stories were written during the 1950's and 60's, and set in the South African bushveld and society of the day, providing a fresh look at a world now long vanished. Using imagery... More > and place names unfamiliar to folk living in the 21st century, the author shows us a simpler, less complicated world filled with wonder and mystery, where crime could still be perfect and the world lived fearfully under the ever-present threat of the Cold War. Mesmerizing African folklore and almost-vanished cultures stand side by side. Rounded off in his own unique style, he displays a biting sense of humor and irony in his work, which would probably not seem out of place in a Hitchcock serial or even in the Twilight Zone.< Less
Jennifer's African Calypso By Felix Okoboi
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African folklore about life in an African boarding school.
Tales Under the Warm African Sun By Mwiya Prince Kawanambulu
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First and foremost this book is written and birthed out of the love of poetry. It carries with it the love of a poet that has fallen in love with his land, all that it encompasses, from its people,... More > their culture, their way of thinking, their folklore and the very landscape that has been part of all they have experienced. It takes on the genre of poetry with a genuinely Afrocentric appeal and seeks to revive the African poet that has long forgotten to write and tell tales like himself. In its writing, it carries with it a quintessentially Zambian view to telling tales. It is the authors wish that you, the reader, enjoy the many twists and turns that the Tales Under The Warm African Sun takes you on< Less
BENITA—AN AFRICAN ROMANCE By H. Rider Haggard
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
SOUTH-AFRICAN FOLK-TALES By JAMES A. HONEY M.D.
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In presenting these stories, which are of deep interest and value to South Africans, I hope they may prove of some value to those Americans who have either an interest in animals or who appreciate... More > the folklore of other countries.< Less
King Chameleon and More West African Folktales By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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King Chameleon and more West African Folktales is a selection of folklore believed to have originated from West Africa and the people who live in the region. West Africa is home to several scores of... More > tribes , languages and dialects. Even though, tribal cords are quite strong and languages may differ markedly even between two communities a few hundred miles apart, it is usual to find similarities between the local folktales , and in some cases only the names of the central characters would make one version of a tale to be different from another . Most of the stories in this volume were gleaned from areas within the countries now known as Ghana and Togo. However, the stories are commonly retold in several forms all over the West Africa region.< Less
King Chameleon and more West African Folktales By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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King Chameleon and more West African Folktales is a selection of folklore believed to have originated from West Africa and the people who live in the region. West Africa is home to several scores of... More > tribes, languages and dialects. Even though, tribal cords are quite strong and languages may differ markedly even between two communities a few hundred miles apart, it is usual to find similarities between the local folktales , and in some cases only the names of the central characters would make one version of a tale to be different from another . Most of the stories in this volume were gleaned from areas within the countries now known as Ghana and Togo. However, the stories are commonly retold in several forms all over the West Africa region.< Less
A Middy of the Slave Squadron: A WEST AFRICAN STORY By Harry Collingwood
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less