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The Housemaid (African Writers Series)

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

Amma Darko's new novel is a dramatic story of exploitation in modern Ghana.

About the Author

Amma Darko is the Ghanaian author of Beyond the Horizon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780435910082
Author:
Darko, Amma
Publisher:
Heinemann
Author:
Darko, Anna
Author:
Darko
Location:
Oxford England ;
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
dern Ghana.
Series:
African writers series ;
Publication Date:
19990113
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
107
Dimensions:
7.76x5.22x.28 in. .20 lbs.

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Product details 107 pages Heinemann - English 9780435910082 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , Amma Darko's new novel is a dramatic story of exploitation in modern Ghana.
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