Timbuktu, Timbuktu 2001

Timbuktu, Timbuktu 2001 : A Selection of Works from the Caine Prize for African Writing 2001

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"Timbuktu, Timbuktu" contains the shortlisted stories from the Caine Prize for African Writing 2001. Bringing together writers from Mozambique, Nigeria, Somalia and Tunisia, this collection is a record of African talent. It follows the publication in 2001 of the first Caine Prize anthology, "Tenderfoots", which contained the shortlisted stories of 2000.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 147.3 x 205.7 x 7.6mm | 158.76g
  • Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
  • Jacana Media
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • English
  • 1919931066
  • 9781919931067
  • 1,134,777

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"To the left lay Gibraltar. Above lay the land of Andalus, drenched in the blood of defeated Arabs. Below that, red Marrakesh with its veiled Sultans and the roads to Timbuktu. He repeated to himself the name Timbuktu, Timbuktu, Timbuktu, as if he was repeating a favourite song." From The Wanderer by Hassouna Mosbahi.

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