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Happiness: A Novel
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|March 16, 2018

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Throughout Happiness , Forna stops in our tracks . . . Reminiscent at times of Michael Ondaatje's novel Anil's Ghost . . . Happiness is a meditation on grand themes: Love and death, man and nature, cruelty and mercy. But Forna folds this weighty matter into her…
The Devil That Danced On The Water: A Daughter's Quest
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|January 31, 2004

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Praised as "a shining example of what autobiography can be: harrowing, illuminating and thoughtful" ("USA Today), Aminatta Forna's intensely personal history is a passionate and vivid account of an idyllic childhood that became the stuff of nightmare. As a child…
The Memory of Love
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|September 23, 2011

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Set in post-colonial Sierra Leone amid the aftermath of civil war, The Memory of Love is a sweeping and beautifully-woven novel that confronts the reinvigorating power of love in the face of trauma. Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book…
The Hired Man
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|October 24, 2014

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'Forna is a born storyteller. . . . Not since Remains of the Day has an author so skillfully revealed the way history's layers are often invisible to all but its participants. . . . Gorgeous.'-John Freeman, The Boston Globe 'Haunting . . . Detail builds upon…
La Memoria Del Amor / The Memory Of Love
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|February 28, 2012

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«No es amor. Es algo más, algo con una fuerza que perdura. No es amor, sino una memoria del amor.» El psicólogo Adrian Lockheart desea escapar de su monótona vida en Inglaterra. Así llega a Freetown, una ciudad africana azotada por…
Ancestor Stones
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|September 20, 2007

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Aminatta Forna, whose moving and gorgeously written memoir garnered international attention, has seamlessly turned her hand to fiction in Ancestor Stones a powerful, sensuous novel that beautifully captures Africa's past century and her present, and the legacy…
One World Two: A Second Global Anthology Of Short Stories
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|September 23, 2016

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One World Two is even more ambitious than Volume One in its geographic scope, featuring 21 writers drawn from every continent. Most of the stories are unique to this volume, while others are appearing for the first time in English (as in the case of the…
Happiness: A Novel
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|March 6, 2018

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“Not since Remains of the Day has an author so skillfully revealed the way history’s layers are often invisible to all but its participants . . . Gorgeous.”—John Freeman, Boston Globe on The Hired Man London. A fox makes its way across Waterloo Bridge. The…
The Devil That Danced on the Water: A Daughter's Memoir

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An intimate and moving portrait of a family combined with an account of the events which swept through Africa in the post-independence period. Aminatta Forna’s intensely personal history is a passionate and vivid account of an African childhood – of an idyll that…
Donde crecen flores silvestres
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|November 12, 2014

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Uno de los mejores libros del año 2014 para The Boston Globe y The Independent **: una apasionante historia sobre la nostalgia y el olvido, la venganza y el amor, la negación y la culpa, por «una autora de un talento deslumbrante»** (Daily Telegraph). Gost, un…
Het huis met de schaduw: de schokkende geschiedenis achter een grote liefde

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Laura en haar twee kinderen knappen een vervallen huis net buiten het stadje Gost op. Lauras man blijft voor zijn werk in Engeland en daarom helpt buurman Duro het vakantiehuis bewoonbaar te maken. Met zijn twee jachthonden heeft hij het lege huis jarenlang in de…
Ein Lied aus der Vergangenheit: Roman
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|April 17, 2012

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Ein mitreißendes Afrika-Epos über die Macht der Liebe Westafrika, Anfang der Nullerjahre: Der Psychologe Adrian Lockheart, soeben aus England eingetroffen, kämpft mit dem Staub und der Hitze Sierra Leones – und mit dem Schweigen eines Volkes, dem er helfen will,…
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