Namibia

Books in this genre are set in or about Namibia.

The Purple Violet of Oshaantu
The Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari
Mama Namibia
The Sheltering Desert
The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo
Binti (Binti, #1)
The Kaiser's Holocaust: Germany's Forgotten Genocide and the Colonial Roots of Nazism
The Old Way: A Story of the First People
Born of the Sun: A Namibian Novel
Soul of a Lion: One Woman's Quest to Rescue Africa's Wildlife Refugees
Home (Binti, #2)
The Lost World of the Kalahari
The Other Side of Silence
East Wind: a True Story
Embassy Wife
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieWhat the Earl Desires by Aliyah BurkeHer Reluctant Viscount by Aliyah BurkeA Respectable Trade by Philippa GregoryOf Fear and Faith by N.D. Jones
Africans in Romance
39 books — 10 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherChasing the Devil by Tim ButcherBorn a Crime by Trevor NoahMy Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan BraithwaiteThings Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Great Modern African Reads
76 books — 36 voters

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall SmithDon't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra FullerWe Need New Names by NoViolet BulawayoA Dry White Season by André BrinkThe Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba
Southern Africa
236 books — 63 voters
The Last Twilight by Marjorie M. LiuWild Seed by Octavia E. ButlerSerpent's Kiss by Thea HarrisonEternal Kiss of Darkness by Jeaniene FrostThe Veiled Web by Catherine Asaro
Paranormal Romance Set in Africa
19 books — 10 voters

Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieHeart of Darkness by Joseph ConradCry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
Africa (fiction and nonfiction)
1,656 books — 1,734 voters
Mr. Impossible by Loretta ChaseAs You Desire by Connie BrockwayThe Other Guy's Bride by Connie BrockwayA Spear of Summer Grass by Deanna RaybournMr. Impossible by Loretta Chase
Historical Romance Set in Africa
49 books — 18 voters


he region is stark and hostile, but in the early morning and late afternoon light, when the basalt rocks turn to the color of rust, and the distant mountains to soft shades of purple and blue, it can also be breathtakingly beautiful.
Garth Owen-Smith, An Arid Eden: A Personal Account of Conservation in the Kaokoveld

Windhoek has three temperatures: hot, mosquito, and fucking cold.
Ngamije, Rémy

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