Africa Talked – Book Reviews

Memoirs Category

Book Reviews  –  Memoirs

I AM A GIRL FROM AFRICA

I AM A GIRL FROM AFRICA

I AM A GIRL FROM AFRICA by Elizabeth Nyamayaro "Improving the lives of others will improve and enrich mine as well...In that moment I know without a doubt that as long as my dream continues to be a dream for others it will also be my own."This is a moving account of a...

read more
THE FARM

THE FARM

THE FARM by Frans Bijsterveld. This is a fascinating chronicle of a family that settled in what was Southern Rhodesia, building a life and home in the small mining town of Selukwe (now Shurugwe).  With a history that goes back to the days of trading posts,...

read more
TIMOT

TIMOT

TIMOT – Anecdotes from the African Wilderness by Tim Braybrooke. 1957.  A legend amongst his peers, on Tim’s first day at Wankie (now Hwange) National Park as a junior ranger he was issued with a horse called Turk, two pack-mules called Whiskey and Bob and six...

read more
The Boy Who Never Gave Up

The Boy Who Never Gave Up

THE BOY WHO NEVER GAVE UP – A refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph by Dr Emmanuel Taban with Andrew Crofts. He took the wrong turning, but the dream and final destination stayed the same.  As a young boy of 16 year old, born in a village in South Sudan, undergoing...

read more
LONG WALK TO NOWHERE

LONG WALK TO NOWHERE

LONG WALK TO NOWHERE by Allan Munn. An intelligent and perceptive record of the change from Rhodesia to Zimbabwe from a personal, political and economical view by an author who not only lived there at the time, but was involved in the process. This is an important...

read more
Xafrica Volume 3 :Cycles of Change

Xafrica Volume 3 :Cycles of Change

Xafrica Volume 3 :Cycles of Change by Sandy Dacombe Ferrar. Following on Letters from the Southern Rift, and Seasons of the Heart, with the same in-depth and fascinated look at the world around her, Sandy continues to entertain whilst describing to the reader so many...

read more
Xafrica Volume 2: Seasons in the Heart

Xafrica Volume 2: Seasons in the Heart

Xafrica Volume 2: Seasons in the Heart by Sandy Dacombe Ferrar. In this second volume of newsy letters – or as more commonly known these days as blogs, Sandy continues her observations of Malawi, the Warm Heart of Africa. Now in the year 2000, Sandy reminds us that...

read more

Subscribe to our newsletter

Call Us

(+27) 72 640 2737

Email Us

contact@africatalked.co.za

Open chat