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The Heinemann Book of Contemporary African Short Stories (original 1992; edition 1992)

by Chinua Achebe (Editor), C. L. Innes (Editor)

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Capturing the diversity of African writing from across the continent, this important  anthology draws together well-established authors and the best of new writers. From the harsh realities of South Africa, elegantly described by Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer, to the fantastic world of Booker Prize winner Ben Okri and from the magic realism of Mozambican Mia Couto to the surreal world of Ghanaian Kojo Laing, the editors have distilled the essence of contemporary African writing. Blending the supernatural and the secular, the market-place and the shrine, this anthology gives the reader a taste of the full range of African literary styles.… (more)
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Title:The Heinemann Book of Contemporary African Short Stories
Authors:Chinua Achebe
Other authors:C. L. Innes (Editor)
Info:Heinemann (1992), Paperback, 256 pages
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Rating:*****
Tags:africa, fiction, short stories

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Achebe, ChinuaEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Innes, C. L.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Chigbo, OkeyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chimombo, SteveContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Couto, MiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Djebar, AssiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dongala, EBContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gordimer, NadineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gurnah, AbdulrazakContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Herzi, Saida Hagi-DirieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Laing, KojoContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mabuza, LindiweContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mahjoub, JamalContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Maja-Pearce, AdewaleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mandishona, DanielContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mativo, KyaloContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mollel, Tololwa MartiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mutia, Ba'bilaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ndebele, Njabulo S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Sallah, Tijan M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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