‘Wife Of The Gods’ by Kwei Quartey
“Darkly Different African Drama”
Confession time – I have no idea who recommended this book. (If it was you – thanks!) I bought it in 2011 and it finally made it near enough the top of the to-read pile for me to grab it.
It’s a lovely story. It’s a police mystery/thriller, but what makes it more compelling is the setting (Ghana) and the different textures surrounding everyday life there. There are inevitable comparisons to The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, but this is quite different in tone as well as setting.
I have no idea how realistic a depiction this really is, but I don’t think I’d be averse to reading some more of the Darko Dawson series. Categories: 4 Word Book ReviewsPermalink #.
Posted by 'geoff' on Saturday, 19 July 2014 at 1:06PM
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