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A dead baby and bloodstained clothes are discovered near a small village. Everyone is ready to comment on the likely story behind the abandoned infant. The men have one opinion, the women another. As the story rapidly unfolds it becomes clear that seven different women played their part in the drama. All of them are caught in a web of superstition, ignorance, greed and corruption.
A dead baby and bloodstained clothes are discovered in a small village. Although everyone has a theory about the story behind the abandoned infant, the men's views differ significantly from the women's. The tale presents the dilemma of seven different women caught in a web of superstition.
Amma Darko's new novel is a dramatic story of exploitation in modern Ghana.
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Amma Darko is the Ghanaian author of Beyond the Horizon.
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