Marc Engelhardt

The Keeper of Crumbling Books: African Destinies

In this slim volume, the author, who lives in Nairobi, Kenya, as a freelance reporter, has collected reports from various regions of Africa and describes the destinies of people, Africans and others,More ...

Marc Engelhardt:
Der Hüter der zerfallenden Bücher
(The Keeper of Crumbling Books)

All these people Engelhardt describes in his stories seem a little insane.More ...

Somalia, Pirates, Warlords, Islamists

This book draws upon numerous travels to Somalia, a country that has existed without a formal state structure for more than twenty years.More ...

Marc Engelhardt, Somalia: Pirates, Warlords, Islamists

This book is a heavy read and difficult to bear. Its focus is a so-called ‘failed state’, an example of how an anarchic “economy of violence” comes into being and how its dynamics unfold in a full-scale war.More ...