Mozambique : Reading list

You can start getting into the country you are visiting before you go away by doing some background reading. Many hotels and camps have reference books for your enjoyment and interest, but you may want to do some reading in advance and the following list provides a few suggestions. We have also included novels about other parts of Africa which we thought you might enjoy.

Travel and Wildlife Guides

  • The Bradt Travel Guide Mozambique
  • Southern African Wildlife (Bradt), Mike Unwin
  • A Field Guide to African Wildlife, Peter Alden and Richard Estes
  • The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals, Richard Estes
  • Newman’s Birds of Southern Africa and Common Birds of Botswana, Ken Newman
  • Sasol Birds of Prey of Africa and its Islands, Alan
  • Birds of Southern Mozambique, Philip A Clancey

Biographies, novels and other interesting reading

  • Meet Me in Mozambique, E.A. Markham
  • Shadow of the Sun: My African Life, Ryszard Kapuscinski
  • Sleepwalking Land, Mia Couto and David Brookshaw

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