Shelfari edited the subjects of The Thirteenth Widow Friday, April 9, 2010.
Shelfari edited the description of The Thirteenth Widow Friday, April 9, 2010.
In Joseph R. Alila's THE THIRTEENTH WIDOW, a one-sided war between two boys (Omolo and Okoth) in middle school turns tragic in their middle age as Chief Omolo's secret acts not only drive Tom Okoth to his grave, but also unleash a viral plague that consumes a whole village and beyond. When Charles Okoth (Tom's elder brother) returns to his desolate Korondo village to redeem Tom's honor, he betroths Maria, one of Tom's many widows, who leads him to the haunting contents of a secret diary, in which Tom paints himself as an inexcusable victim of Chief Omolo's evil schemes. The diary further paints Tom as a gullible tragic individual, who falls from the headship of a prestigious local school to being an alcoholic womanizer and widower-for-hire on a predictable path to his death. But Charles Okoth's procreative efforts with the widows soon attract the ire of Chief Omolo's office. Only the diary can stop Chief Omolo's meanspirited schemes.
Shelfari edited the settings of The Thirteenth Widow Sunday, April 4, 2010.
Shelfari edited the characters of The Thirteenth Widow Sunday, April 4, 2010.