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Black Mulberries

3.39  ·  Rating Details ·  54 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Set against the wild landscape of Botswana, 'Black Mulberries' is the tale of two feuding families whose destinies are intertwined.
Paperback, 554 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by Pocket Books (first published 2007)
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Jan 11, 2015 Antonela rated it it was amazing
Am ales în această seară să vă scriu despre o carte impresionantă a autoarei Caitlin Davies, apărută în Editura ALFFA în anul 2010. ,,Poveste de dragoste africană”, face parte din colecţia de ,,Cărţi adevărate”, exemple de viaţă, cărţi care te remontează după ce le citeşti şi îţi schimbă modul de a gândi şi visele.

Am parcurs cu mare emoţie încă o carte despre dragostea unui femei albe cu un bărbat negru. Oricât aş dori să înţeleg aceste poveşti adevărate, nu reuşesc, pentru că nu am suficiente i
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Jun 15, 2016 Rea Richard rated it liked it
Dit mooie boek gaat over vier vrouwen die opgroeien in Botswana, in de schaduw van een moeiteloos. Voor niemand van hen loopt het echt goed af. Door de generaties heen worden de vrouwen moderner, minder gehecht aan Afrika. De tradities vervagen. Op de achtergrond speelt ook de fauna en flora van Botswana een rol. Mooi boek
Nov 13, 2008 Jill rated it liked it
After reading "Place of Reeds" by C.D., I was thinking to myself: "I dunno if I really like this author", so I thought I'd give this one a go, also because my Husband flew through it so fast and liked it a lot. I'm enjoying it, I guess, but it hasn't convinced me that I like the author - and I'm pretty sure the reason I'm enjoying it is because it flows really well and keeps your interest up. Which means that probably the reason I don't like her is because I live in Botswana and don't resent Bot ...more
May 09, 2013 Dawn rated it liked it
An original story set in Botswana really appealed to me. It was slow at first but then with the introduction of the different narratives, which made it really different. I did enjoy it but don't think I would pay for one of her other titles.
May 03, 2011 Carmussel rated it liked it
This book set mostly in Botswana was quite engaging, with interesting characters and lovely descriptions of both people and places. The range of women's voices telling the story added greatly to the effectiveness.
May 21, 2011 Joan rated it really liked it
I loved this book! It takes place in Africa and follows three generations of an African family. It's a wonderful love story. I never want to go on safari after reading this, though.
Aug 07, 2011 Julia rated it it was amazing
Won this book in a competition and thoroughly enjoyed it
Apr 19, 2010 Anja rated it did not like it
the story and the people never touched me.
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Caitlin Davies is a writer, teacher and journalist, the author of five novels and four non-fiction books, including the memoir Place of Reeds.
Many of her early books were inspired by the 12 years she spent in Botswana. Her more recent books draw on the stories and history of north London, including Taking the Waters, about the bathing ponds and lido on Hampstead Heath, The Ghost of Lily Painter, b
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