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The 20 Best African Novels

African novels encompass a rich and diverse tapestry of narratives, reflecting the continent’s vast cultural landscape and historical experiences. From pre-colonial traditions to the complexities of colonialism and postcolonialism, African novelists have given voice to the continent’s struggles, triumphs, and enduring spirit.

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The 10 Best South American Novels

The very best South American novels burst on the scene to make South American literate a major literary force in the twentieth century. It previously consisted mainly of oral and some written literature in indigenous languages but, with the explosion of immigrants in the twentieth century South American literature in Spanish rose to prominence around the middle of the 20th century and grew into something particularly prominent.