No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf. Christopher de Vinck. August Debut of the Month. A compelling story about a young boy, Jama, growing up in Somalia and searching for his father who has left to try and find work in the Sudan. The book gives great insight in to the culture, class system and religion and spares no punches in the harsh reality that is Jama's life. Head to our 'Black Lit Matters' list to find more must-read novels by black writers. For fans of Half of a Yellow Sun, a stunning novel set in s Somalia spanning a decade of war and upheaval, all seen through the eyes of a small boy alone in the world. Aden, Yemen, ; a city vibrant, alive, and full of hidden dangers.
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