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African Writers Series
(Publisher: Heinemann. Country: UK. Date: 1962- .)


A Grain of Wheat by James Ngugi (African Writers Series) (Heinemann) (images)

A Grain of Wheat by Ngugi wa Thiong'o (James Ngugi)

Heinemann Educational Books, 1968
(African Writers Series, 36)


AFRICAN WRITERS SERIES (HEINEMANN)
Series note:
"African Writers Series (AWS) is a series of books by African writers that has been published by Heinemann since 1962." -- Wikipedia

Arranged by serial number


Serial Number /Title / Author / Year / Other Details

1. Things Fall Apart - Chinua Achebe (1962)

2. Burning Grass: a story of the Fulani of Northern Nigeria - Cyprian Ekwensi (1962). Illustrated by A. Folarin; cover drawing by Dennis Duerden.

3. No Longer at Ease - Chinua Achebe (1963). Illustrated by Bruce Onobrakprya.

4. Zambia Shall Be Free: An Autobiography - Kenneth D. Kaunda (1962)

5. People of the City - Cyprian Ekwensi (1963). Revised edition.

6. Mine Boy - Peter Abrahams (1963). Illustrated by Ruth Yudelowitz.

7. Weep Not, Child - Ngugiwa Thiong'o (as James Ngugi) (1964)

8. A Book of African Verse - John Reed and Clive Wake, eds. (1964).
Later edition published (1984) as New Book of African Verse.

9. Modern African Prose: An Anthology - Richard Rive, comp./ed. (1964). Illustrated by Albert Adams.

10. Equiano's Travels: His Autobiography. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa the African - Olaudah Equiano (1966). Abridged and edited by Paul Edwards.

11. One Man, One Matchet - T. M. Aluko (1964).

12. The African - William Conton (1964).

13. Mission to Kala: A Novel - Mongo Beti (1964).

14. Quartet: New Voices from South Africa - Richard Five, ed. (1963).

15. Origin East Africa: a Makerere anthology devised and edited by David Cook (1965).

16. Arrow of God - Chinua Achebe (1966).

17. The River Between - Ngugiwa Thiong'o (as James Ngugi) (1965).

18. The Imprisonment of Obatala, and Other Plays - Obotunde Ijimere (1966).

19. Lockdown and Other Stories - Cyprian Ekwensi (1966).

20. Child of Two Worlds - Mugo Gatheru (1966).

21. The Only Son - John Munonye (1966).

22. The Second Round - Lenne Peters (1966).

23. The Origin of Life and Death: African Creation Myths - Ulli Beier, ed. (1966).

24. No Easy Task - Aubrey Kachingwe (1966).

25. The Concubine - Elechi Amadi (1966).

26. Efuru - Flora Nwapa (1966).

27. The Narrow Path - Francis Selormey (1966).

28. Short East African Plays in English: Ten Plays in English - David Cock & Miles Lee, eds. (1968).

29. Houseboy - Ferdinand Oyono (1966).

30. One Man, One Wife - T. M. Aluko (1967).

31. A Man of the People - Chinua Achebe (1966).

32. Kinsman and Foreman - T. M. Aluko (1966).

33. On Trial for my Country - Stanlake Samkange (1967).

34. Ten One-Act Plays - Cosmo Pieterse, ed. (1968).

35. A Walk in the Night and Other Stories (1968).

36. A Grain of Wheat - Ngugiwa Thiong'o (as James Ngugi) (1967).

37. Satellites - Lennie Peters (1967).

38. Not Yet Uhuru: the Autobiography of Oginga Odinga - Odinga Oginga (1967).

39. The Old Man and the Medal - Ferdinand Oyono (1967).

40. A Woman in her Prime - Asare Konadu (1967).

41. The Strange Man - Amu Djoleto (1967).

42. Messages: Poems from Ghana - Kofiand Awoonor and Mortty G. Adali (1970).

43. The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born - Ayi Kwei Armah (1969).

44. The Great Ponds - Elechi Amadi (1969).

45. Ob - John Munonye (1969).

46. Letters to Martha: and Other Poems from a South African Prison - Dennis Brutus (1968).

47. The Wedding of Zein and Other Stories - Tayeb Salih (1969).

48. Not Even God Is Ripe Enough - Bakre Gbadamosi & Ulli Beirer (1968).

49. Neo-Colonialism: The Last Stage of Imperialism - Kwame Nkrumah (1968).

50. America: Their America - J. P. Clark (1968).


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