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A Basket of Leaves

99 Books that Capture the Spirit of Africa

by Geoff Wisner

  • 144 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Jacana Media .
Written in English

  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • African,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / African,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12560100M
    ISBN 101770092064
    ISBN 109781770092068

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He includes insightful commentary about books and authors that speak to each country's character, people, political climate and culture.

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The complete review's Review. The clever and simple idea behind Geoff Wisner's A Basket of Leaves is to give readers a sense of Africa by introducing them to 99 Books A Basket of Leaves book Capture the Spirit of introduces each book with some remarks about it (and the author, and the country covered in it), and then offers a brief excerpt.

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