The Harvest from the Desert
𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐇𝐚𝐫𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐃𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐭 describes an epic cultural journey of a family’s successive generations served in a perfect blend of devastating pain and enchanting joy. The novel is a classical African tale where virtues like hope and hard work reward a bounty, while vices like spite and malice lead characters to self-destruction.
Through the deliberate actions of the characters, the story invokes a plethora of timely social, political and moral debates.
The book gives a nostalgic view of the yore days of traditional African living as contradistinguished with changing perceptions of culture, polygamy, community, religion and governance in contemporary Africa.
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