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Books Set In Africa

Description: Recommend books set in Africa, fiction or non-fiction.

Members: 4 participating members (show all)

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1
11,633 members, 341 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), ahef1963 (9)

Score: 6.31

Explanations:

ahef1963 (9): Botswana

2
15,034 members, 337 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (1), ahef1963 (29)

Score: 5.72

Explanations:

ahef1963 (29): Nigeria

3
22,120 members, 440 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: sturlington (2), ahef1963 (42)

Score: 4.94

Explanations:

ahef1963 (42): Democratic Republic of the Congo

4
436 members, 34 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: sturlington (7), ahef1963 (34)

Score: 4.12

Explanations:

ahef1963 (34): South Africa

5
8,995 members, 224 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

ahef1963 (1): South Africa

6
2,407 members, 40 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1)

Score: 4

7
17,843 members, 268 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: sturlington (9), ahef1963 (43)

Score: 3.87

Explanations:

ahef1963 (43): The Congo River

8
2,280 members, 56 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

ahef1963 (2): South Africa

9
145 members, 3 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (2)

Score: 3.36

10
3,430 members, 69 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: sturlington (3)

Score: 3.04

11
1,403 members, 34 reviews
3.43 stars (3.43 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

ahef1963 (3): South Africa

12
612 members, 17 reviews
3.21 stars (3.21 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

ahef1963 (4): South Africa

13
469 members, 51 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: sturlington (4)

Score: 2.83

14
4,080 members, 197 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: sturlington (5)

Score: 2.68

15
537 members, 11 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

ahef1963 (5): Cameroon

16
1,914 members, 146 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: sturlington (6)

Score: 2.56

17
280 members, 3 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

ahef1963 (6): Mauritius

18
863 members, 7 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

ahef1963 (7): Ethiopia

19
2,575 members, 80 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

ahef1963 (8): South Africa

20
1,189 members, 65 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: sturlington (8)

Score: 2.38

21
413 members, 9 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

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

22
3,314 members, 48 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

ahef1963 (11): South Africa

23
550 members, 11 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12)

Score: 2.15

Explanations:

ahef1963 (12): South Africa

24
27,293 members, 351 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

Score: 2.11

Explanations:

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

25
13,851 members, 159 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14)

Score: 2.07

Explanations:

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

26
695 members, 44 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15)

Score: 2.03

Explanations:

ahef1963 (15): Somalia

27
1,581 members, 44 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16)

Score: 2

Explanations:

ahef1963 (16): All over the continent.

28
7,325 members, 153 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (17)

Score: 1.97

Explanations:

ahef1963 (17): South Africa

29
551 members, 12 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (18)

Score: 1.94

Explanations:

ahef1963 (18): South Africa

30
2,149 members, 47 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19)

Score: 1.92

Explanations:

ahef1963 (19): Egypt

31
653 members, 8 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (20)

Score: 1.89

Explanations:

ahef1963 (20): In several North African countries.

32
76 members, 0 reviews
4.6 stars (4.6 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21)

Score: 1.87

Explanations:

ahef1963 (21): South Africa

33
181 members, 3 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23)

Score: 1.83

Explanations:

ahef1963 (23): Ethiopia

34
946 members, 71 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24)

Score: 1.81

Explanations:

ahef1963 (24): Zimbabwe

35
504 members, 11 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25)

Score: 1.79

Explanations:

ahef1963 (25): Throughout Africa.

36
407 members, 12 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26)

Score: 1.77

Explanations:

ahef1963 (26): Botswana

37
459 members, 46 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (27)

Score: 1.76

Explanations:

ahef1963 (27): Nigeria

38
306 members, 9 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28)

Score: 1.74

Explanations:

ahef1963 (28): Tanzania

39
578 members, 11 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (30)

Score: 1.71

Explanations:

ahef1963 (30): Liberia

41
392 members, 2 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (32)

Score: 1.68

Explanations:

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

42
4,030 members, 77 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (33)

Score: 1.67

Explanations:

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

43
2,275 members, 143 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (35)

Score: 1.65

Explanations:

ahef1963 (35): Ghana

44
4,896 members, 245 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (36)

Score: 1.63

Explanations:

ahef1963 (36): Nigeria

45
548 members, 19 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (37)

Score: 1.62

Explanations:

ahef1963 (37): Mozambique

46
346 members, 4 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (38)

Score: 1.61

Explanations:

ahef1963 (38): Sierra Leone

47
199 members, 5 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (39)

Score: 1.6

Explanations:

ahef1963 (39): Madagascar

48
946 members, 20 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (40)

Score: 1.59

Explanations:

ahef1963 (40): Kenya

49
118 members, 0 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (41)

Score: 1.58

Explanations:

ahef1963 (41): Kenya

50
2,546 members, 47 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (44)

Score: 1.55

Explanations:

ahef1963 (44): unnamed African country

51
1,779 members, 62 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (45)

Score: 1.54

Explanations:

ahef1963 (45): Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)

52
4,149 members, 93 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (46)

Score: 1.54

Explanations:

ahef1963 (46): A fictional landscape within South Africa

53
508 members, 9 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (47)

Score: 1.53

Explanations:

ahef1963 (47): Senegal

54
5,846 members, 149 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (48)

Score: 1.52

Explanations:

ahef1963 (48): Sudan

55
828 members, 20 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (49)

Score: 1.51

Explanations:

ahef1963 (49): South Africa

56
982 members, 30 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (50)

Score: 1.5

Explanations:

ahef1963 (50): Senegal

57
3,571 members, 97 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (51)

Score: 1.5

Explanations:

ahef1963 (51): unspecified Western coastal region

58
1,692 members, 56 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (52)

Score: 1.49

Explanations:

ahef1963 (52): Nigeria

59
483 members, 12 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (53)

Score: 1.48

Explanations:

ahef1963 (53): Kenya

60
620 members, 14 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (54)

Score: 1.48

Explanations:

ahef1963 (54): Kenya

61
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: ahef1963 (55)

Score: 1.47

Explanations:

ahef1963 (55): Kenya

62
413 members, 7 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (56)

Score: 1.46

Explanations:

ahef1963 (56): South Africa

63
3,011 members, 136 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (57)

Score: 1.46

Explanations:

ahef1963 (57): Nigeria

64
946 members, 17 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (58)

Score: 1.45

Explanations:

ahef1963 (58): fictional West African country of Kinjanja

65
1,049 members, 55 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (59)

Score: 1.44

Explanations:

ahef1963 (59): Libya

66
184 members, 6 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (60)

Score: 1.44

Explanations:

ahef1963 (60): Nigeria

67
77 members, 3 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (62)

Score: 1.43

Explanations:

ahef1963 (62): Angola

68
4 members, 0 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (63)

Score: 1.42

Explanations:

ahef1963 (63): The Gambia

69
1,546 members, 112 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (64)

Score: 1.41

Explanations:

ahef1963 (64): South Sudan

70
5,614 members, 290 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (65)

Score: 1.41

Explanations:

ahef1963 (65): Sierra Leone

71
2,753 members, 47 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (66)

Score: 1.4

Explanations:

ahef1963 (66): Rwanda

72
1,377 members, 26 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (67)

Score: 1.4

Explanations:

ahef1963 (67): Rwanda

73
4,025 members, 63 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (68)

Score: 1.39

Explanations:

ahef1963 (68): Sierra Leone

74
1,470 members, 18 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (69)

Score: 1.39

Explanations:

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

75
3,026 members, 98 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (70)

Score: 1.38

Explanations:

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

76
1,825 members, 34 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (71)

Score: 1.38

Explanations:

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

77
2,984 members, 41 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (72)

Score: 1.37

Explanations:

ahef1963 (72): Tanzania

78
232 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)

79
241 members, 5 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (74)

Score: 1.36

Explanations:

ahef1963 (74): South Africa

80
779 members, 12 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (75)

Score: 1.36

Explanations:

ahef1963 (75): Rwanda

81
734 members, 31 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (76)

Score: 1.36

Explanations:

ahef1963 (76): Zimbabwe

82
979 members, 9 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (77)

Score: 1.35

Explanations:

ahef1963 (77): Tanzania

83
834 members, 23 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (78)

Score: 1.35

Explanations:

ahef1963 (78): Morocco

84
7,619 members, 474 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Score: 0

86
1,302 members, 29 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Score: 0

87
1,208 members, 61 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Score: 0

88
920 members, 56 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Score: 0

89
752 members, 36 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Score: 0

90
656 members, 77 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Score: 0

91
553 members, 62 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Score: 0

92
537 members, 41 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Score: 0

93
421 members, 69 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Score: 0

94
416 members, 4 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Score: 0

95
252 members, 16 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Score: 0

96
150 members, 11 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Score: 0

97
131 members, 7 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Score: 0

98
78 members, 2 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Score: 0

99
61 members, 2 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Score: 0

100
51 members, 0 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Score: 0

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