Top 10 Books on Ghana

 

Ghana in South Africa has been a permanent tourist place because of its all year warm weather, its dense forests, exotic wildlife and fantastic waterfalls. Do check out the Top 10 Books on Ghana below.

 

Lose your mother

The book ‘Lose Your Mother’ has been written on the slaves of Ghana. The slaves were tortured, these slaves never could get out of the place. There was no data on them or an account of their lives. The writer has researched and presented their agony and pain in the most sensitive manner.

Read it For:
The language and the writing style attracts the reader to read the book until the end.
Don't Read it For:
The book will not be a very good choice for the people who are interested in romance and humorous stories and not the serious ones.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book has been written very beautifully, and the pain of the slaves has been depicted in this real form. This makes the book stand out and one of the best books to read on the list of top 10 books on Ghana.

Wife of the Gods

The book has been written on a fictitious topic and writer has successfully has blended the traditional and modern Africa and has shown the culture that we never imagine.

Read it For:
The book has been fabulously written on the culture, people and the lifestyle of Africa. If interested to read these things, the book is a good one to choose.
Don't Read it For:
If you are not interested in the mystical trip that the writer takes you to, then it's better not to go for this book.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book has shown the perfect union of Africa, and it brings vivid life to a fictitious character that no mystery fan should miss. This makes the book stand in the list of best books on Ghana.

Our Sister Killjoy

The writer, in her debut novel, has written about the differences between the white and the black people and the discrimination that black people faced.

Read it For:
It’s a witty and experimental work, but she has done justice to the story and has well written it.
Don't Read it For:
The book can is a reader's choice If he is not much interested in black and white people culture.
What makes this book stand out?:
The writer has beautifully weaved the story of the female student who goes to Europe for her studies on a scholarship basis. It’s a unique but fantastic book and has made its place in popular books on Ghana.

The earth my brother

It is an autobiography of the writer where he writes about the voluntary exile he possessed in Ghana and his return to the native land.

Read it For:
As it is an autobiography, the reader can actually feel the words the writer has written.
Don't Read it For:
The book won't is that interesting for the people searching for humorous content.
What makes this book stand out?:
As already, the situation in Ghana was not so good and on that, the writer has written what all he faced during his exile, it will give goosebumps to the writer and this makes the book placed in 10 best-selling books on Ghana.
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Beyond the horizon

The book is the first novel by a Ghanaian woman who went to Germany in search of peace and a better life, but all she got was betrayal from her husband, and she was forcibly indulged in prostitution.

Read it For:
The book shares a sensible story, and thus it keeps the reader’s attention until the end.
Don't Read it For:
If you are not interested in reading intense stories, then this book is not for you and you might rather find it depressing.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book stands out as it a unique write-up on its own, and all the credit goes to the writer who made this book a wonderful piece of work.

Faceless

Faceless is a novel which subtlely hits the reality of African society and talks about the vicious circle of poverty which forces women into prostitution and children to the streets.

Read it For:
The book has kept the content subtle and crisp, and if that is the matter you are looking for to read, then this book is your answer
Don't Read it For:
The book might contain some disturbing elements also, and if you are not in its favour then this book is not for you.
What makes this book stand out?:
Its one of the best work of Darko and worldwide recognized by well-known writers and has been successfully listed as one the best books on Ghana.

Sosu’s call

Sosu’s call is one of the finest novels ever written. It is a story of a young boy Sosu who's legs won't work normally like other children. What is his attitude towards it? Is he going to recover from it or has to suffer with it for his whole life?

Read it For:
it’s a very good collection for children read because it involves all the moral values and also shows how a young boy deals with his disability.
Don't Read it For:
The book might also portray few things very sensitively and subtlely which might not be liked by many readers.
What makes this book stand out?:
The storyline is the first and most important factor which keeps the book out from the mainstream and cliché novels.

Two thousand seasons

The book Two Thousand Seasons is a book completely based on historical events and the narration style is like a cherry on the top. It starts with very traditional Africa and then slowly moves towards the modern time.

Read it For:
Readers might like the book as if he is involved in the story and he can feel what the character is going through.
Don't Read it For:
As it is written on the history of Ghana, there might be very disturbing things to read about which might not be liked by readers.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book has got some poetry in between, and it sounds as drum beat inside your soul while reading it. This makes the book as one of the most fantastic novels ever written.

Ghana must go

This is a sensitive story of a Ghanaian family who lives in the USA, and everything is fine until one day the father leaves his family and his family goes fractured, and they face countless troubles till many years after they reunite.

Read it For:
This book will really be liked by the reader as it gives the feeling of pain due to the narration style and keeps the reader interested.
Don't Read it For:
The book is not for the readers who are not interested in real life intense stories, and some of them even find it disturbing.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book shows the family bond and the patience they keep during all the years of suffering, and it is enough to inspire anyone to never lose hope during tough times.

The beautiful ones are not born yet

The book is about a man who is the biggest believer of his principles and still struggles with them due to his pathetic conditions. The book shows how he manages to win over his greed just by the help of his honesty.

Read it For:
The books, as said above, has a very good storyline and interesting instances too which might amuse the reader.
Don't Read it For:
The book is a blend of every emotion and intensities. Still, it might not be appreciated by readers who are looking for something else.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book has been written and narrated very well, and the characters have been portrayed very well. This makes the book stand out of the mainstream novels.

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