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  • My Invented Country

    My Invented Country

    September 26, 2013

    Isabel Allende is one of Latin America’s foremost writers. In this excerpt from her 2003 memoire My Invented Country: A Nostalgic Journey Through Chile, Allende takes us on an evocative tour of her homeland from north to south. We Chileans still feel our bond with the soil, like the campesinos we once were. Most of… Read more

    #America #Chile
    #Guide Chile 2012
  • What Nigeria means to me

    What Nigeria means to me

    September 10, 2013

    In this excerpt from his book Education of a British-Protected Child, Albert Chinualumogu Achebe, popularly known as Chinua Achebe, looks back on his troubled relationship with his country. Born 16 November 1930, Chinua Achebe is a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor and critic. He is best known for his first novel and magnum opus Things Fall… Read more

    #Africa #Nigeria
    #Guide Nigeria 2012