Nyabongo. African Fairy Tales

Today's free book is Winds and Lights: African Fairy Tales by H. H. Prince Akiki K. Nyabongo. Prince Akiki K. Nyabongo (born in 1907) was the son of Kyembambe, King of Toro, a state in Uganda. He lived in both England and in the United States, receiving a Ph.D. from Harvard, and he died in 1975. You can see online a copy of a letter that he wrote to W. E. B. DuBois in 1937: Prince Akiki K. Nyabongo to W. E. B. DuBois.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available from Hathi Trust.



1. Ekituru or The Shadow.
2. Mahangwe na Nyamugoromora or The-Wind-From-The-Rising-Sun and The-Wind-From-The-Setting-Sun.
3. Omusisa or Earthquake.
4. Enzirasi Yaruhemba or The Wind That Blows From North To South.
5. Kabimbiri or The Wind That Blows From North To West.
6. Nyakinyunyuzi na Nyamuhaibonwa Enganzi Yokwezi or Morning Star and Evening Star.
7. Omunyantaza Waruhemba or The Comet.
8. Kibonwaomu na Kalinda or Shooting Star and Orion's Foot.
9. Omuhangazima or The Rainbow.
10. Omuiguru Haliyoki? or What Is In Heaven?

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