My heart hemmed in

The French author Marie Ndiaye has published several books and other works of literature. She has Senegalese roots, through her father who is a Senegalese man. She only met her father for the first time when she had reached the age of 15 years. Two years later she published her first book.  Here is part … Continue reading My heart hemmed in


This book has been written by a Sierra Leone lady Mariatu Kamara. She is a survivor of the gruelling civil war(1991 – 2002) that ravaged this West African country.  One of the forces in this civil war was the Liberian Charles Taylor, who was later sentenced in The Hague (The Netherlands) to 50 years in … Continue reading THE BITE OF THE MANGO