Best Books Set In Kenya

What is a book set?

A book is a medium for recording information in the form of writing or images, typically composed of many pages (made of papyrus, parchment, vellum, or paper) bound together and protected by a cover.

It can also be a handwritten or printed work of fiction or nonfiction, usually on sheets of paper fastened or bound together within covers.

Best Books Set In Kenya

Out of Africa

West with the Night

The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood

The Constant Gardener

Born Free: A Lioness of Two Worlds

What are the current set books in Kenya?

KCID approved two mandatory set books for 2022 until 2026.

  • Fathers of Nations by Paul B. Vitta.
  • The Samaritan by John Lara. The new play from the rest of the world introduced into Kenyan schools is The Samaritan, written by John Lara and published by the Kenya Literature Bureau.

What is the name of Kenya’s famous book?

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o is one of the most beloved Kenyan writers, and Petals of Blood is one of the most well-known Kenyan novels – for good reason!