Ghana Must Go

Ghana Must GoKweku Sai is dead A renowned surgeon and failed husband, he succumbs suddenly at dawn outside his home in suburban Accra The news of Kweku s death sends a ripple around the world, bringing together the family he abandoned years before Ghana Must Go is their story Electric, exhilarating, beautifu

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Wife of the Gods (Darko Dawson #1)

Wife of the Gods (Darko Dawson #1)Introducing Detective Inspector Darko Dawson dedicated family man, rebel in the office, ace in the field and one of the most appealing sleuths to come along in years When we first meet Dawson, he s been ordered by his cantankerous boss to leave behind his loving wife and young son in Ghana s capit

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The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born

The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet BornA railway freight clerk in Ghana attempts to hold out against the pressures that impel him toward corruption in both his family and his country The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born is the novel that catapulted Ayi Kwei Armah into the limelight The novel is generally a satirical attack on the Ghanai

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Changes: A Love Story

Changes: A Love StoryEsi decides to divorce after enduring yet another morning s marital rape Though her friends and family remain baffled by her decision after all, he doesn t beat her , Esi holds fast When she falls in love with a married man wealthy, and able to arrange a polygamous marriage the modern woman find

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The Hundred Wells of Salaga

The Hundred Wells of SalagaAminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that turns her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman Wurche, the willful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an important role in her father s court These two women s lives converge as infig

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Children of the Street (Darko Dawson #2)

Children of the Street (Darko Dawson #2)In the slums of Accra, Ghana s fast moving, cosmopolitan capital, teenagers are turning up dead Inspector Darko Dawson has seen many crimes, but this latest string of murders in which all the young victims bear a chilling signature is the most unsettling of his career Are these heinous acts a form

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Our Sister Killjoy

Our Sister KilljoyOut of Africa with her degree and her all seeing eyes comes Sissie She comes to Europe, to a land of towering mountains and low grey skies and tries to make sense of it all What is she doing here Why aren t the natives friendly And what will she do when she goes back home Ghanaian writer Ama At

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Housegirl

HousegirlMoving between Ghana and London, Hold is an intimate, moving, powerful coming of age novel It s a story of friendship and family, shame and forgiveness of learning what we should cling to, and when we need to let go Belinda knows how to follow the rules As a housegirl, she has learnt the right w

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No Sweetness Here and Other Stories

No Sweetness Here and Other StoriesIn this collection, Ama Aita Aidoo explores postcolonial life in Ghana with her characteristic honesty and humor Tradition wrestles with new urban influences as Africans try to sort out their identity in a changing culture True to the tradition of African storytelling, the characters come to life

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Ghana: The Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah

Ghana: The Autobiography of Kwame NkrumahA personal account of the African liberation struggle, this book was first published on March 6, 1957, to mark the day of Ghana s Independence, a day which signalled the launching of the wider Pan African struggle for the liberation of the entire African continent As the leader of the movement for

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Murder at Cape Three Points (Darko Dawson #3)

Murder at Cape Three Points (Darko Dawson #3)Accra s hotshot Detective Inspector Darko Dawson returns to solve a complex mystery that will take him out of the city to the beautiful coasts of Ghana, where a grim double murder seems to have larger political implications.A canoe washes up at a Ghanaian off shore oil rig site Inside it are the bo

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Search Sweet Country

Search Sweet CountryA brilliant first novel from Ghana portraying a crucial period in the nation s history a poet s story of Africa that has already provoked critical attention in Britain.

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