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TUCK INTO A GOOD BOOK WITH THESE AFRICAN LEAD CHARACTERS

Be inspired by these amazing books with strong, hardworking and dedicated women as the leading characters.

  1. The Joys of Motherhood: A Novel by Buchi Emecheta

This story is centered on a Nigerian woman struggling in a sexist society to fulfill her roles as a woman.

  1. The Translator by Leila Aboulela

Do you believe in love even when it seems like all hope is lost?The Translator is a story of that tells us about love, profound religious devotion. It teaches us to love without fear effacing all boundaries.

  1. Sundowners by Lesley Lokko

This novel takes the reader into the lives of four friends, wealthy and beautiful as they have an encounter that changes their lives.

  1. The Collector of Treasures by Bessie Head

Author Bessie Head introduces us to women with profound decisions to make, the trials they face and how each deals with them.

  1. Woman At Point Zero by Nawal El Saadawi

All the men I did get to know, every single man of them, have filled me with but one desire: to lift my hand and bring it smashing down on his face. But because I am a woman I have never had the courage to lift my hand. And because I am a prostitute, I hid my fear under layers of make-up’. This is the story of Firdaus a victim of abuse and rejection

All of these books can be bought on Amazon!