Confession of the Lioness

A dark, poetic mystery about the women of the remote village of Kulumani and the lionesses that hunt them n nTold through two haunting, interwoven diaries, Mia Couto s Confession of the Lioness reveals the mysterious world of Kulumani, an isolated village in Mozambique whose traditions and beliefs ar

The Tuner of Silences

Mwanito Vital cio was eleven when he saw a woman for the first time, and the sight so surprised him he burst into tears Mwanito s been living in a big game park for eight years The only people he knows are his father, his brother, an uncle, and a servant He s been told that the rest of the world

The First Wife: A Tale of Polygamy

After twenty years of marriage, Rami discovers that her husband has been living a double or rather, a quintuple life Tony, a senior police officer in Maputo, has apparently been supporting four other families for many years Rami remains calm in the face of her husband s duplicity and plots to ma

A Varanda do Frangipani

O romance narrado pelo carpinteiro Ermelindo Mucanga, que morreu s v speras da Independ ncia, quando trabalhava nas obras de restauro da Fortaleza de S Nicolau, onde funciona um asilo para velhos Ele um xipoco , um fantasma que vive numa cova sob a rvore de frangipani na varanda da fortalez

O Último Voo do Flamingo

Tizangara, primeiros anos do p s guerra Nesta vila tudo parecia correr bem Os capacetes azuis j haviam chegado para vigiarem o processo de paz, e o dia a dia da popula o corria numa aparente normalidade Mas por raz es que quase todos desconheciam, esses mesmos capacetes azuis come aram, de s bi

Neighbours: The Story of a Murder

On the eve of the Muslim festival of Eid, Narguiss, who never wanted anything to do with politics , is preoccupied with family problems than with the radio news of kidnappings and murders n nNearby, Leia, Janu rio and their young daughter are caught up in the pleasure and security of finally fi

Scribbling the Cat

When Alexandra Bo Fuller was in Zambia a few years ago visiting her parents, she asked her father about a nearby banana farmer who was known as being a tough bugger Her father s response was a warning to steer clear of him Curiosity scibbled the cat, he told her Nonetheless, Fuller began her stra

Mulheres de Cinzas (As Areias do Imperador #1)

Primeiro livro da trilogia As Areias do Imperador, Mulheres de cinzas um romance hist rico sobre a poca em que o sul de Mo ambique era governado por Ngungunyane ou Gungunhane, como ficou conhecido pelos portugueses , o ltimo dos l deres do Estado de Gaza segundo maior imp rio no continente co

A Girl Named Disaster

Nhamo is a virtual slave in her African village in 1981 Before her twelfth birthday, Nhamo runs away to escape marriage to a cruel husband, and spends a year going from Zimbabwe to Mozambique Alone on the river in a stolen boat, swept into the uncharted heart of a great lake, she battles drowning,

Every Man Is a Race

18 short stories which look at the issues of civil war, petty officialdom and curruption against the backdrop of post independence Mozambique They tell the wider Mozambican story through tales of individual men and women, and contain many strange and fantastic incidents.

A Treacherous Paradise

From the internationally acclaimed author of the Kurt Wallander crime novels, a powerful stand alone novel set in early twentieth century Sweden and Mozambique, whose vividly drawn female protagonist is awoken from her na vet by her exposure to racism and by her own unexpected inner strengths Col


In a place near Mozambique where no one knows the boundary, drought is changing everything Tens, then hundreds of people seek refuge in a forgotten outpost where a clinic is run by lonely souls of uncertain training, nuns staunchly determined to serve But the inundation soon becomes too much for t