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Africa - Best African Books - Anthony Chennells' Top 12 African Books

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Mongo Beti

The Poor Christ of Bomba (1956; trans. 1971)

Sembene Ousmane

God's Bits of Wood (1960; trans. 1970)

Chinua Achebe

Arrow of God (1964)

Ngugi wa Thiong'o

A Grain of Wheat (1967) and Petals of Blood (1977)

Ayi Kwei Armah

Fragments (1970)

Doris Lessing

This was the Old Chief's Country and The Sun Between their Feet, volumes 1 and 2 of Collected African Stories (1973)

Nawal El Saadawi

God Dies by the Nile (1974; trans. 1985)

Charles Mungoshi

Waiting for the Rain (1975)

J. M. Coetzee

Waiting for the Barbarians (1980)

Tsitsi Dangarembga

Nervous Conditions (1988)

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