review DE DOOD VAN MURAT IDRISSI


Two young Dutch women from Moroccan descent decide to travel from the Rotterdam area in The Netherlands to Morocco. They want to be modern indepent women, not hindered by their traditional families, not hindered by people who watch their every step. Ilham did train in Financial Services and works at a call centre. Thoraya, her … Continue reading review DE DOOD VAN MURAT IDRISSI

review DIE HÖLLE VON INNEN:


It was many years ago I visited Maiduguri and on a seperate occasion I visited Daniel and Kathleen who worked in Gwoza. We had a strenuous (for me) hike in the hills trying to reach a place from which we could see neighbouring Cameroons. This all came to my mind while reading this book on … Continue reading review DIE HÖLLE VON INNEN:

review LE SIÈCLE DES SAUTERELLES


A book of beauty. A stream of words, crafted by Malika. At times I drifted along with her stream of thoughts and words used. To me this book is a beautiful book. This story is set in the desert areas of Algeria, during the colonial days., when the French colonial power tried to rule this … Continue reading review LE SIÈCLE DES SAUTERELLES

review LIKE A MULE BRINGING ICE CREAM TO THE SUN


Jos. Oh, Jos. Beautiful city in the sun. A place with fond memories. The times I walked the tree lined lanes. Greeting left and right. Traditional dress. Modern dress. Local. International. The sound of many languages. These memories came back when the main character of this book, Morayo da Silva, remembers Jos where she spent … Continue reading review LIKE A MULE BRINGING ICE CREAM TO THE SUN

review AUCH OHNE MEINE KINDER


How many books I have seen that tell the story of a mother (or a father) in an intercultural or interreligious marriage that is left without the children after a breakup of the marriage? I do not know.  This book is one of those stories about love and children and a breakup. It is set … Continue reading review AUCH OHNE MEINE KINDER

review SANGAYA


Malawi is a country with a rich history in the field of church and mission. One of the people who have played in role in both church and mission is Sangaya, to whom this little book has been devoted.  Jonathan Sangaya had a long history with the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian. During the many … Continue reading review SANGAYA