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We’re delighted to announce that the judge for the International Willesden Herald 2017 New Short Stories competition will be none other than...

Monday, July 02, 2007

Ancient African manuscripts

In fabled city at the end of the earth, a treasury of ancient manuscripts

"In Timbuktu the race is on to preserve papers that document a west African golden age" (Guardian)

It would be fascinating to read some translations and find out what 11th and 12th century people in Timbuktu were thinking about.


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