Books Like Mrs. Plum by Ezekiel Mphahlele | Suggested Reading

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In Corner B (1967), by Ezekiel Mphahlele, is a collection of twelve short stories that draw on the author's experiences in Nigeria and South Africa. It includes "Mrs. Plum."

Afrika, My Music: An Autobiography 1957- 1983 (1984), by Es'kia Mphahlele, is the second volume of Mphahlele's autobiography. It covers the two decades of his exile in Africa, Europe and the United States, and his return to South Africa in 1977.

The Penguin Book of Southern African Stories (1985), edited by Stephen Gray, is a wellreceived anthology of thirty-nine short stories from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe.

When Rain Clouds Gather (1967), by Bessie Head, is an ultimately optimistic novel about racial and gender oppression in Africa. Head was classified as mixed race when born in South Africa, and like Mphahlele she found her true voice as a writer only after leaving South...

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