Oxford Bookworms Library: Stage 2: Cries from the Heart: Stories from Around the World
From Botswana to New Zealand, from Jamaica to Nigeria, from Uganda to Malaysia, from India to South Africa, these moving stories show us that the human heart is the same in every place. Fear and pain, happiness and sadness belong to us all. These eight stories were winning entries in the 2004 Commonwealth Short Story Competition. The writers are Sefi Atta, Adrienne M. Frater, Lauri Kubuitsile, Erica N. Robinson, Jackee Budesta Batanda, Janet Tay Hui Ching, Anuradha Muralidharan, and Tod Collins.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Acayo ADRIENNE M FRATER Afande afraid ANURADHA MURALIDHARAN asked Amma baby with long beedies Botswana calf Callus child curved eyebrow Dora Dora's arm Dora's Turn English ERICA N ROBINSON eyes feel Festive Season food trucks Full of Tears gerunds girl Granny guns haiku hands HEADWORDS Heart Stories husband Inkosikazi JACKEE BUDESTA BATANDA Jamaica JANET TAY HUI Jennifer Bassett knit kraal Krishna LAURI KUBUITSILE Leonard Leonard's wife lives long feet looks Mad Tiger Malaysia mother never Nigeria Nimble Fingers North American English OXFORD BOOKWORMS LIBRARY photographs Pot Full proper Zulu rands RETOLD BY CLARE retold by Jennifer Saami scarf SEFI ATTA short stories smile Sonny South Africa South African English STAGE starving story introduction street suitcase talk Tanya TAY HUI CHING teenager tell Thangachi thin TOD COLLINS Uganda watching Weaver-Maama West Indian English whispers wool words WORLD STORIES