Central Africa

Books in this genre are set in or about Central Africa.

Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
Heart of Darkness
A Bend in the River
The Poisonwood Bible
Congo. Een geschiedenis
Dark Age: The Political Odyssey of Emperor Bokassa
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families
Cobalt Red: How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives
Another Day of Life
In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu's Congo
Nzingha: Warrior Queen of Matamba, Angola, Africa, 1595
Batouala (African Writers Series)
The Wonga Coup: Guns, Thugs and a Ruthless Determination to Create Mayhem in an Oil-Rich Corner of Africa
Half of a Yellow Sun
Told by Starlight in Chad by Joseph Brahim SeidThe Trial of Hissène Habré by Celeste HicksAfrica's New Oil by Celeste HicksAU TCHAD SOUS LES ETOILES by Joseph Brahim SeidLe souffle de l'Harmattan by Baba Moustapha
Chad / Tchad
6 books — 3 voters
Tropical Gangsters by Robert KlitgaardShadows of Your Black Memory by Donato Ndongo-BidyogoThe Wonga Coup by Adam   RobertsThe Informationist by Taylor StevensBy Night the Mountain Burns by Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel
Books Set in Equatorial Guinea
12 books — 6 voters

Mema by Daniel M. MengaraThe Fury and Cries of Women by Angele RawiriKing Mombo by Paul Belloni du ChailluTropic Moon by Georges SimenonLe chasseur de lucioles by Janis Otsiemi
10 books — 4 voters

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André de Maere d'Aertrycke
Leopold II did his utmost to pacify his Congo Free State, by putting an end to the incessant tribal wars (with ensuing atrocities including cannibalism), and by defeating the Arab slave traders who were decimating the population of the eastern part of the country, with the assistance of local tribes such as the Batetela.
André de Maere d'Aertrycke

Emile Banning
The desert reveals its secrets; the great mystery of interior Africa is revealed day by day.
Emile Banning

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