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Books Set In Africa

Description: Recommend books set in Africa.

Members: 3 participating members (show all)

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1
16,048 members, 352 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (1), ahef1963 (29)

Score: 5.72

Explanations:

ahef1963 (29): Nigeria

2
9,405 members, 239 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

ahef1963 (1): South Africa

3
2,525 members, 41 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1)

Score: 4

4
2,419 members, 59 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

ahef1963 (2): South Africa

5
154 members, 4 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (2)

Score: 3.36

6
1,476 members, 34 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

ahef1963 (3): South Africa

7
650 members, 17 reviews
3.24 stars (3.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

ahef1963 (4): South Africa

8
591 members, 11 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

ahef1963 (5): Cameroon

9
302 members, 5 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

ahef1963 (6): Mauritius

10
918 members, 7 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

ahef1963 (7): Ethiopia

11
2,723 members, 80 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

ahef1963 (8): South Africa

12
12,200 members, 348 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

ahef1963 (9): Botswana

13
431 members, 9 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

ahef1963 (10): In what was once called the Belgian Congo.

14
3,612 members, 51 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

ahef1963 (11): South Africa

15
574 members, 11 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12)

Score: 2.15

Explanations:

ahef1963 (12): South Africa

16
28,943 members, 385 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

Score: 2.11

Explanations:

ahef1963 (13): Algeria when it was still part of France.

17
14,783 members, 183 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14)

Score: 2.07

Explanations:

ahef1963 (14): Algeria when it was still part of France.

18
775 members, 46 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15)

Score: 2.03

Explanations:

ahef1963 (15): Somalia

19
1,693 members, 46 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16)

Score: 2

Explanations:

ahef1963 (16): All over the continent.

20
7,746 members, 160 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (17)

Score: 1.97

Explanations:

ahef1963 (17): South Africa

21
577 members, 12 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (18)

Score: 1.94

Explanations:

ahef1963 (18): South Africa

22
2,289 members, 49 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19)

Score: 1.92

Explanations:

ahef1963 (19): Egypt

23
695 members, 8 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (20)

Score: 1.89

Explanations:

ahef1963 (20): In several North African countries.

24
79 members, 0 reviews
4.6 stars (4.6 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21)

Score: 1.87

Explanations:

ahef1963 (21): South Africa

25
13 members, 0 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22)

Score: 1.85

Explanations:

ahef1963 (22): Ethiopia

26
188 members, 3 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23)

Score: 1.83

Explanations:

ahef1963 (23): Ethiopia

27
1,068 members, 75 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24)

Score: 1.81

Explanations:

ahef1963 (24): Zimbabwe

28
530 members, 11 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25)

Score: 1.79

Explanations:

ahef1963 (25): Throughout Africa.

29
441 members, 14 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26)

Score: 1.77

Explanations:

ahef1963 (26): Botswana

30
566 members, 48 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (27)

Score: 1.76

Explanations:

ahef1963 (27): Nigeria

31
324 members, 9 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28)

Score: 1.74

Explanations:

ahef1963 (28): Tanzania

32
620 members, 11 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (30)

Score: 1.71

Explanations:

ahef1963 (30): Liberia

34
419 members, 3 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (32)

Score: 1.68

Explanations:

ahef1963 (32): Botswana (at the time part of South Africa)

35
4,256 members, 83 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (33)

Score: 1.67

Explanations:

ahef1963 (33): Kenya before its independence from Britain.

36
551 members, 36 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (34)

Score: 1.66

Explanations:

ahef1963 (34): South Africa

37
2,938 members, 174 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (35)

Score: 1.65

Explanations:

ahef1963 (35): Ghana

38
5,345 members, 257 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (36)

Score: 1.63

Explanations:

ahef1963 (36): Nigeria

39
594 members, 20 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (37)

Score: 1.62

Explanations:

ahef1963 (37): Mozambique

40
384 members, 4 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (38)

Score: 1.61

Explanations:

ahef1963 (38): Sierra Leone

41
223 members, 7 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (39)

Score: 1.6

Explanations:

ahef1963 (39): Madagascar

42
990 members, 20 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (40)

Score: 1.59

Explanations:

ahef1963 (40): Kenya

43
119 members, 0 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (41)

Score: 1.58

Explanations:

ahef1963 (41): Kenya

44
23,098 members, 456 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (42)

Score: 1.57

Explanations:

ahef1963 (42): Democratic Republic of the Congo

45
19,062 members, 293 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (43)

Score: 1.56

Explanations:

ahef1963 (43): The Congo River

46
2,710 members, 52 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (44)

Score: 1.55

Explanations:

ahef1963 (44): unnamed African country

47
1,886 members, 68 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (45)

Score: 1.54

Explanations:

ahef1963 (45): Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)

48
4,462 members, 103 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (46)

Score: 1.54

Explanations:

ahef1963 (46): A fictional landscape within South Africa

49
554 members, 9 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (47)

Score: 1.53

Explanations:

ahef1963 (47): Senegal

50
6,073 members, 152 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (48)

Score: 1.52

Explanations:

ahef1963 (48): Sudan

51
883 members, 21 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (49)

Score: 1.51

Explanations:

ahef1963 (49): South Africa

52
1,040 members, 36 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (50)

Score: 1.5

Explanations:

ahef1963 (50): Senegal

53
3,820 members, 99 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (51)

Score: 1.5

Explanations:

ahef1963 (51): unspecified Western coastal region

54
1,785 members, 58 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (52)

Score: 1.49

Explanations:

ahef1963 (52): Nigeria

55
513 members, 13 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (53)

Score: 1.48

Explanations:

ahef1963 (53): Kenya

56
701 members, 15 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (54)

Score: 1.48

Explanations:

ahef1963 (54): Kenya

57
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: ahef1963 (55)

Score: 1.47

Explanations:

ahef1963 (55): Kenya

58
432 members, 7 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (56)

Score: 1.46

Explanations:

ahef1963 (56): South Africa

59
3,299 members, 150 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (57)

Score: 1.46

Explanations:

ahef1963 (57): Nigeria

60
995 members, 18 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (58)

Score: 1.45

Explanations:

ahef1963 (58): fictional West African country of Kinjanja

61
1,103 members, 57 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (59)

Score: 1.44

Explanations:

ahef1963 (59): Libya

62
195 members, 6 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (60)

Score: 1.44

Explanations:

ahef1963 (60): Nigeria

63
670 members, 21 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (61)

Score: 1.43

Explanations:

ahef1963 (61): South Africa

64
83 members, 3 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (62)

Score: 1.43

Explanations:

ahef1963 (62): Angola

65
5 members, 0 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (63)

Score: 1.42

Explanations:

ahef1963 (63): The Gambia

66
1,929 members, 132 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (64)

Score: 1.41

Explanations:

ahef1963 (64): South Sudan

67
5,918 members, 291 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (65)

Score: 1.41

Explanations:

ahef1963 (65): Sierra Leone

68
2,912 members, 51 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (66)

Score: 1.4

Explanations:

ahef1963 (66): Rwanda

69
1,442 members, 25 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (67)

Score: 1.4

Explanations:

ahef1963 (67): Rwanda

70
4,259 members, 72 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (68)

Score: 1.39

Explanations:

ahef1963 (68): Sierra Leone

71
1,589 members, 20 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (69)

Score: 1.39

Explanations:

ahef1963 (69): Somewhere on the upper reaches of the Congo River

72
3,130 members, 101 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (70)

Score: 1.38

Explanations:

ahef1963 (70): Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), Malawi, Zambia

73
1,966 members, 34 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (71)

Score: 1.38

Explanations:

ahef1963 (71): not entirely clear, but probably Nigeria

74
3,113 members, 42 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (72)

Score: 1.37

Explanations:

ahef1963 (72): Tanzania

75
241 members, 4 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (73)

Score: 1.37

Explanations:

ahef1963 (73): Namibia (while still a protectorate of South Africa)

76
263 members, 5 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (74)

Score: 1.36

Explanations:

ahef1963 (74): South Africa

77
839 members, 13 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (75)

Score: 1.36

Explanations:

ahef1963 (75): Rwanda

78
759 members, 31 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (76)

Score: 1.36

Explanations:

ahef1963 (76): Zimbabwe

79
1,048 members, 10 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (77)

Score: 1.35

Explanations:

ahef1963 (77): Tanzania

80
870 members, 23 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (78)

Score: 1.35

Explanations:

ahef1963 (78): Morocco

81
443 members, 10 reviews
3.26 stars (3.26 stars)

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