The 10 best contemporary African books – 2012

From a reinterpreted Heart of Darkness to a barstool in Congo, this is a list of Africa’s best contemporary novels in 2012, as compiled by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, deputy editor of Granta. Enjoy. Lyrics Alley Leila Aboulela (2010) Set in mid-50s, pre-independence Sudan, Aboulela’s third novel takes us on a journey to Egypt and postwar Britain as […]