Under Man's Spell

Under Man's Spell

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Inspired by true events, this story interweaves the lives of several families living traditional lives in the heart of Africa, and shows the disturbing impact of dogmatic tradition and superstition on individuals and communities. Children are forced to marry men older than their fathers; two, three or even more wives is considered normal, and have to vie for their husband's attention; women are burnt to death because of a rumor that they might be witches; albinos are targeted and killed, their body parts taken for black magic. Since the government has not been able to stop these crimes it is left in the hands of the affected individuals, particularly the women, to take matters into their own hands. But with little cooperation among themselves, can anyone truly make a difference?In the morning when they couldna#39;t find her at her fathera#39;s house the word went around that she was missing, and as it is in ... He left her hiding behind some trees just in case someone was to wander that way while he went back to prepare foranbsp;...

Title:Under Man's Spell
Author:J. K. Muta
Publisher:AuthorHouse - 2009-07-01


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