18 Apr Upcoming Title: The Son of the House by Cheluchi Onyemelukwe
Title: The Son of the House
Author: Cheluchi Onyemelukwe
Publisher: Parrésia Publishers Ltd.
Genre: Literary Fiction
Julie and Nwabulu – two women who have been abducted – decide to tell each other their stories ‘to pass the time’. while they wait to be ransomed by their loved ones.
In telling their stories, both women find that their lives cross at important junctures. Nwabulu, a one-time housemaid and now a successful fashion designer, finds that Julie has the answers to the one ache she has carried in her heart since her late teens. Julie, a septuagenarian who has lived a life of subterfuges – each one bigger than the last, finds that she must now confront her biggest lies.
Cheluchi Onyemelukwe is a lawyer, academic and writer. She works in the areas of health, gender, violence against women and children and other social issues. She holds a doctorate degree in law from Dalhousie University, Canada. She lives in Lagos.
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