The Orchard of Lost Souls

The Orchard of Lost Souls The eagerly awaited new novel from the author of the acclaimed Orange longlisted Black Mamba Boy It is 1988 and Hargeisa waits Whispers of revolution travel on the dry winds but still the dictatorship remains secure Soon, and through the eyes of three women, we will see Somalia fall Nine year ol

Desert Flower

Desert Flower Waris Dirie ran away from her oppressive life in the African desert when she was barely in her teens, illiterate and impoverished, with nothing to her name but a tattered shawl She traveled alone across the dangerous Somali desert to Mogadishu the first leg of a remarkable journey that would take h

Maps

Maps This first novel in Nuruddin Farah s Blood in the Sun trilogy tells the story of Askar, a man coming of age in the turmoil of modern Africa With his father a victim of the bloody Ethiopian civil war and his mother dying the day of his birth, Askar is taken in and raised by a man named Misra amid th